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Pedro "Pete" Avila, Jr.

August 28, 1942 — July 24, 2021

Brownsville, Texas

Pedro "Pete" Avila, Jr.

Pedro “Pete” Avila Jr., 78, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Sunshine Haven Hospice Facility in Olmito, Texas with his family by his side.

Pete was deeply loved and will be profoundly missed not only by his family and friends but by all those fortunate enough to have known him.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents, Natalia Lopez Avila and Pedro Avila Sr., and a brother, Victoriano Avila.

Left behind to eternally treasure their memories of him is his loving and devoted wife: Elvira S. Avila; his children: Richard, Peter (Lupita), Lorraine, Leonel (Nelda), Danny (Letty) and Albert (Melissa); 11 grandchildren: Monica, Richard, Lynelle, Leon, Daniel, Danielle, Ayla, Molly, Timothy, Sarah, and Jacob; 5 great-grandchildren: Hailey, Mylah, Noah, Emmett, and Tuli. Pete will also be missed by 2 sisters and 2 brothers along with numerous nieces and nephews, and extended family members.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in the East Chapel at Darling-Mouser with the recitation of the holy rosary scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening. The Funeral Mass is  scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 2800 Rockwell Drive. Committal services will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park. The Brownsville Fire Dept. will serve as Pete’s pallbearers and render Last Call honors at the graveside.

You may share your memories of Pete with his family at www.darlingmouser.com

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Darling-Mouser Funeral Home, 945 Palm Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 956-546-7111.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Pedro "Pete" Avila, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm

Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel

945 Palm Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

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Funeral Mass

Friday, July 30, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am

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Interment following funeral service

Friday, July 30, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm

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