La Villa - Pedro Mata, 76, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. He was born January 16, 1944 to Mateo and Dolores Mata in Elsa.
Pedro is survived by his wife, Lupe Mata; sons, Orlando (Melissa) Mata and Pedro Jr. (Cindy) Mata; daughters, Norma (David) Barajas, Melissa (John Michael) De Los Santos, and Laura (Ricky) Martinez; brothers, Wilfredo (Leticia) Mata and Jose (Elvia) Mata; sister, Juana (Reynaldo) Rivera, 20 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and numerous nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Esperanza Mata and Luisa Ortiz.
Viewing will be Friday, June 26, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Viewing will continue Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 2:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in La Villa. Interment will follow at 3:15 p.m. at Anahuac Community Cemetery in Edcouch, TX.
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