Francisca R. Perez
Francisca R. Perez
  • May 11, 1933 - December 31, 2017
  • El Paso, Texas

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Francisca "Kika" Perez passed into eternal life on December 31, 2017. A loving mother, grandmother, and lifelong El Pasoan, she was retired from the Ysleta Independent School District where she worked as a cafeteria clerk for 15 years. Prior to that, she worked at Woolworth's for more than 20 years. A devoted Catholic, Kika always had a smile, a hug, and warm words for anyone she met. A native of Smelter Town, many people will remember her for her wonderful cookies, pastries, tortillas, and other culinary delights! She is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Antonio Prez, married for 49 years; her sisters Maria Romero, Teresa De La Rosa, Elvira Alonso, her brothers Pascual Romero, Federico Romero, and Jose Romero. She is survived by her son, Frank G. Prez, Ph.D., her grandson, Diego Antonio Prez, daughter-in-law Areli Chacn Silva, Ph.D., grandchildren Marissa de la Rosa, Brandon Gossage, Eric Rodas Chacn, many nephews, nieces, and godchildren. Honorary pallbearer: Diego Antonio Prez. Pallbearers: Frank G. Prez, Zell De La Rosa, Henry De La Rosa, Willie De La Rosa, Israel Manzanares, Pablo L. Barron, Alfredo Villanueva, and Leonel Monroy, Jr. Visitation: Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 5:00-9:00p.m. with a Vigil at 7:00p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home- East. Funeral Mass: Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:00p.m. at San Antonio Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Services under the direction of Hillcrest Funeral Home-East (915)598-3332.