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Romeo J. Vasquez Obituary


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“We recently learned of the Judge's passing. We wish to convey our sympathy, late as may be, to the entire Vasquez family. His heart was huge. I will...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Dr. Manuel Gomez, Jr. - Harlingen, TX

“Our heart felt condolences to the family.He was truly a very special person and he will be dearly missedWe will have many happy memories of a dear...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Gus and Donna Vásquez - GA

“To the Vasquez family:We share in your loss. Romeo's father was a truly generous caring and loving individual. He will be greatly missed, but he...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Doug and Kate Harder - Glen Ellyn, IL

“My condolences to the Vasquez family and relatives. Mr. Vasquez was a great leader at our School (Hebbronville High and Junior School). May the lord...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: RAMIRO ROCHA - Kaiserslautern

“With heartfelt sympathy may your hearts be filled with peace and love during this difficult time.My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Adriana Hernandez - Hebbronville, TX

“Laurie & Scooter,We were soo sorry to hear about your dad. Your mom and dad were both very good people and our compadres. We had no idea your daddy...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Roland & Felice Lopez - TX

“I was saddened to learn of Romeo Javier's passing.I send heartfelt condolences to Romeo's children, Laura and Romeo, Jr. and their families; and to...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Gloria Vasquez Brown - Dallas, TX

“Mr Vasquez was my teacher and principal @ HHS. I am very sad for your lose, and will be praying for your family. God Bless. <> ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Clark Rossi - Hebbronville, TX

“My family and I would like to express our deepest condolences to you. Laura and Scooter I pray for you and your families. Although you will miss him...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: RUBY SALAZAR CHAPA - Laredo, TX

“Mr. Vasquez was a very nice and well-respected man in our small community of Hebbronville. He and his wife did a wonderful job in raising Laura and...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jorge L. Canales - LAREDO, TX

“May God give you His love and peace in this difficult time. Your father will always be remembered as a caring and loving person that had the...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Margarito and Rosalinda Guerra - TX

“DEAR LAURA, "SCOOTER" AND FAMILY: WE ARE VERY SADDENED TO HEAR OF YOUR DAD'S DEATH. TO US, HE AND YOUR MOM WERE VERY SPECIAL TO US. YOUR DAD WAS...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: MR. & MRS. HENRY G. GOMEZ, SR. AND FAMILY - TX

“Romeo Vasquez was a school administrator during some my time at Hebbronville Junior High and at Hebbronville High School. His professionism was...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Albérico Michael María Gómez and family - TX

“What an incredible man. My heart is heavy with yours, and you are all in my prayers. You now have another wonderful angel keeping an eye out for...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Raymond Parhad - Hebron, KY

“I was blessed to be one of the nurses who took care of your Mom, and that is how I met your parents. Your Dad, Connie and I would go to lunch when we...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Van Slycke - Boerne, TX


Romeo J. Vásquez, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, went to be with Our Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the age of 72. He was surrounded by his loving children, grandchildren, family, and close friends. His children are Laura Vásquez Wilson and Romeo J. Vásquez, Jr. and wife Letty. His grandchildren are Tyler Wilson; Mia Alejandra, Ana Carolina, and Joaquin Andres Vásquez. Romeo was born on December 3, 1936 to Sabas and Delia Vásquez in Hebbronville, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife Dolores, and granddaughter Layne Elizabeth Wilson. He is survived by his two sisters, Hilda Laura (Roberto) Haynes and Rosa Lidia (Rafael) Peña; and numerous adoring nieces and nephews. Romeo, a lifelong rancher, graduated from Hebbronville High School in 1955 and St. Mary's University in 1959 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. He received his Master's Degree in 1967 from Our Lady of the Lake University. Romeo was a music teacher and band director early in his career and followed as Hebbronville Junior High School Assistant Principal and High School Principal. He went on to serve two terms as Jim Hogg County Judge. Thereafter, Romeo returned to the Hebbronville School System and served as Assistant High School Principal. Since his retirement in San Antonio, Romeo had been devoted to spending time with his family, watching over them with fierce pride and unwavering love. Romeo was renowned for his lively, jovial spirit, quick wit and zest for life. His greatest joys were his trips to Las Vegas with his family and spending time at his ranch in Bruni, Texas. His overwhelming generosity towards family and friends will be his legacy. Romeo will be remembered as a caring, loyal person who was beloved and respected by all who crossed his path. His memory will live on in the hearts of everyone he touched. Our family would like to express our deepest gratitude to the loving and caring staff of Griswold Special Care and Hospice Inspiris. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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