Jose Ascencion Pena, Jr., 37, was called home by our Heavenly Father on Sunday, December 30, 2012. He was born on January 25, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Jose Pena, Sr. and Esmeralda Alvarez Essex. He was a Catholic who lived all of his life in Robstown, Texas. He was a loving husband, son, brother, and friend who will be dearly missed everyone who knew him.

He goes home to reunite with his father, Jose Pena, Sr. who preceded him in death.

Jose is survived by his wife, Rosa Linda Garza of Robstown, Texas; his mother, Esmeralda Essex of Oklahoma; his brothers and sisters, Joann Gomez of Robstown, Texas, David Pena, Mary Ann Pena both of Idaho, Silviano “Silver” Pena of Banquete, Texas, and Chris Pena of Oklahoma, as well as, many other relatives and friends who loved him dearly.

A Holy Rosary was recited at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Robstown, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.