Pedro P. Elizando, Jr.
Pedro P. Elizardo, Jr., age 88, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2012 at Nolan Nursing & Rehab. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with Lionel Mendez, Sr. officiating. Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Okonkwo officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangments are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Pedro was born on Aug. 2, 1923, in Floresville, Texas to Pedro and Gregoria (Muñoz) Elizardo, Sr. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. He is survived by one brother, Eustaguio Elizardo and wife Maria of Brownfield, Texas; nieces and nephews, Belen Acosta and husband Armando of Sweetwater, TX; Armador Elizardo and wife Esmeralda, Rosario Leta and husband Lupe, Mary Ann Estrada and husband Victor, Barbara Elizardo, andEustaguio Elizardo, Jr.; and numerous great-nieces and nephews including, Benny Mermella, Pedro Mermella, Juan Mermella, Joey Mermella, Maria Mermella and Benina Gonzales. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro Elizardo, Sr. and Gregoria Elizardo; two brothers, Willy Elizardo and Alfredo Elizardo; and two sisters, Elosa Elizardo and Angelita Elizardo.