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Apolonio Estrada

April 29, 1929 — May 3, 2023

Brownsville, Texas

Apolonio Estrada

BROWNSVILLE, TX. – Apolonio Estrada entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, the 3rd of May 2023 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville. He was ninety-four years of age.

Apolonio  “Don Polo” Estrada was born on April 29, 1929 in Rosenberg, Texas, son of Jose Estrada and Dominga Nieto Estrada. He was a hardworking man, and he had a passion for gardening and also enjoyed cooking his frequent BBQ's. Apolonio will be remembered as a loving husband and father and will be missed by all who were so fortunate enough to know him.

Preceding Apolonio in death was his son, Israel Martinez; his daughter, Juana Maria Montoya; and his parents, Jose Estrada and Dominga Nieto Estrada.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Gloria Mercado Estrada; his children Miguel Angel, Maribel, Marisol, Marbelia, Apolonio Jr., Veronica, and Gloria; twenty-four grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, one brother, and one sister.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, the 5th of  May 2023 between the hours of three o’clock in the afternoon and nine o'clock at night, with a recitation of the holy rosary to begin at seven o'clock Friday evening within the East Chapel of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home.

Visiting hours will resume on Saturday, the 6th of May 2023 at nine o’clock in the morning, with a chapel service  to begin at twelve noon. Interment will immediately follow, via an escorted procession, at Buena Vista Burial Park, 5 McDavitt Boulevard, Brownsville.

Memories of Apolonio may be shared at www.darlingmouser.com.

Personalized funeral arrangements directed by Steven R. Hieu Bailey and Staff have been entrusted to the care of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home at 945 Palm Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas 78520, (956) 546-7111.

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Past Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, May 5, 2023

3:00 - 9:00 pm

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel

945 Palm Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

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Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, May 5, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel

945 Palm Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

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Visiting Hours

Saturday, May 6, 2023

9:00am - 12:00 pm

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel

945 Palm Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

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Chapel Service

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel

945 Palm Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm

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