A Vigil with rosary is scheduled for 9 a.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, for Patricio Barela Sr., 90, who passed away on Monday, November 4, 2013, at Mission Arch. Mass of the Resurrection is at 10 a.m. with Reverend Joseph Pacquing residing. Interment to follow at South Park Cemetery.
Patricio was born November 19, 1922 in Balmorhea, Texas, to Juan Barela and Juana Brijalba. His parents preceded him in death.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Rose C. Barela, whom were married for 69 years. His five sons, three daughters, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren.
Patricio was a member of St. Catherine’s Church in Hagerman and lived in Hagerman the majority of his life.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Barela, John Barela, Zai Barela, Michael Barela, Alfred Barela and George Barela. Honorary pallbearers will be David Barela, Lloyd Barela, Daniel Barela, Patricio Barela Jr., and Adam Barela.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com