Hector J. Tello Sr.
Hector J. Tello Sr., a resident of Reedville, was released from his earthly bonds, called by our Heavenly Father and escorted by the angels on June 6, 2013 at the age of 64.
Born Jan. 7, 1949, in Lockhart, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, he is preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Felipa Tello; sister Josefa Tello and brothers Porfidio, Manuel, Felix and Raymond Tello; niece Ernestina Tello and nephews Ruben and Oscar Tello. Hector was known as the Rock of his entire family, always making it a point to keep communication between the family. He loved his nieces and nephews very much as he did his own children and friends, they always looked for him for guidance. His oldest granddaughter, who never left his sight, stated that he is now her guardian angel. He loved music. His passion was playing the accordion. He will be leaving his family with many cherished memories of his life and strong faith to guide them. Our dad will be dearly missed but not forgotten in our hearts.
Survivors are his wife of 42 years Louisa Garcia Tello of Reedville; son Hector Tello Jr. and wife Jennifer of Palm View; daughter Viviana Tello Hernandez and husband Manuel of Maxwell; brothers Pedro Tello and wife San Juana of Lockhart and Jesse Tello and wife Rosa of San Marcos; grandchildren Christopher L. and Matthew A. Tello, Crystal M., Brandon M., Brian J. and Brianna N. Hernandez; nine nephews and 15 nieces.
Visitation was Saturday at Los Angeles Funeral Home. Recitation of Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today Sunday at the Los Angeles Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Martindale. Rev. Father Antonio Perez will officiate. Interment will follow in San Juan Cemetery in Reedville.
Serving as pallbearers are Richard Reyna Sr. and David, Carlos, Johnny, Henry, Arnold and Peter Tello III.
Arrangements entrusted to the Villasenor family - Los Angeles Funeral Home, 300 Cheatham St., San Marcos, (512) 392-3676.