La Villa - Trinidad Marcelo Perez, 84, passed away November 22, 2019 at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco. Marcelo, as he was known, was born June 16, 1935 in La Villa to Simon and Virginia Perez. Marcelo worked as a laborer, a Water Plant Operator for various local municipalities, and even worked as a butcher. Marcelo was also in the U.S. Army and at one time was stationed in Alaska. He was well-knowed and liked around the La Villa community, He will be missed.
Marcelo is survived by his wife, Maria C. Perez; son, Trinidad Marcelo (Gabriela) Perez, Jr.; and daughter, Agueda P. (Gabriel) Tovar. He is also survived by his brother, Simon Perez, Jr.; sisters, Concepcion (+Leopoldo) Olivarez, Maria P. (+Melecio) Rodriguez, and Genoveva (+Oscar) Cardoza; and six grandchildren.
Marcelo is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Felipe Perez and Eugenio Perez; and sisters, Socorro Segura and Elisa Perez.
At his request, cremation services will be held at a later date.
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