Leandro A. Moreno
Leandro A. Moreno
  • June 19, 1951 - January 7, 2018
  • Taft, Texas

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Leandro A. Moreno passed away January 7, 2018. He was 66. Leandro was born June 19, 1951 in Taft, Texas to Emeliano Moreno and Guadalupe Moreno Vasquez and was a lifelong resident of Taft. He graduated from Taft High School in 1969 and was a parishioner at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He married Adelfa Naranjo Moreno on October 27, 1972. Leandro was a Lance Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and a member of the Coastal Bend Marine Corps League. He had a career in law enforcement for the U. S. Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service until he retired.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Adelfa N. Moreno; son, Leandro A. (Laura Lee) Moreno Jr.; daughter, Amy Moreno (Mark) Proctor; six grandchildren, Scott Moreno, Regina Moreno, Katie Hernandez, Trey Moreno, Roy Moreno and LeeAndrew Moreno; five brothers, Eugene (Lenor) Vasquez, Mario (Carol) Vasquez, Benito (Lisa) Vasquez, Leonard (Susie) Vasquez and Michael (Elisa) Vasquez; two sisters, Diane (Joe) Romero and Angie Vasquez, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Colonial Funeral Home with Holy Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment will be at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.