ROBSTOWN - Gregorio E. Vela, 83, was called home by our Heavenly Father on February 09, 2017. He was born on January 18, 1934 in Beeville, Texas to Refugio and Gregoria Espinosa Vela. He was a Catholic and a long time resident of Robstown. He will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his son, Gregorio Vela, Jr.; and his two daughters, Olga Vela and Dora Vela.

He is survived by his children, Maria Elena Ruiz; Eusebio Vela, Olga Campbell, Elia Becerra, Eloy Vela, Anita Vela, Ruben Vela, Mary Lou Romero; three sisters, Guadalupe “Lupe Guerra, Aurora Moreno and Angelita Belmarez; six brothers, Refugio Vela, Jr., Porforio Vela, Francisco Vela, Jesus Vela, Ignacio Vela, and Jose Vela. He was also blessed with thirty-six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Mission in Robstown, Texas. Burial will follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.