Elsa - Ernesto Samuel Villanueva, 69, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at Edinburg Regional Hospital in Edinburg. Ernesto was born June 23, 1950 in Wheatland, Wyoming to Santos and Anita Villanueva. Ernesto worked for HEB as a pharmacy clerk.
Ernesto is survived by his wife, Florinda Villanueva, son, Ernesto (Mary Alice) Villanueva, Jr., daughter, Yvette (Onofre) Lozano, and four grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Raymond (Linda) Villanueva, Joe Villanueva, Richard (Patty) Villanueva, and Fidencio (Adulia) Villanueva, and sister, Irene (Francisco) Martinez. Ernesto is preceded in death by his parents, Santos and Anita Villanueva.
Viewing will be Monday, September 16, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on both days. Viewing will continue Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and proceeding to Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elsa. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Park in Weslaco.
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