Frank A. Vaello Jr., 61, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 5, 2015 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a sudden illness. He was born in Alice, Texas on April 4, 1954 to his parents, Frank and Gloria (Caballero) Vaello. He was a 1972 graduate of Benavides High School and a 1987 graduate of Texas A & I University in Kingsville. Frank married his high school sweetheart Elda in 1976, and they were married for 39 years. He was an insurance adjuster for Farm Bureau. He enjoyed motorcycles, guns, cars and spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank A. Vaello; his parents- in-law, Aureliano and Carolina Garcia.

Frank is survived by his wife of 39 years of marriage, Elda G. Vaello of Benavides, Texas; one son, Christopher (Erika) Vaello of Laredo, Texas; one daughter, Christin Vaello (Nicholas Dockery III) of Dallas, Texas; his mother, Gloria C. Vaello of Benavides, Texas; one brother, Lee (Elizabeth) Vaello of Alice, Texas; one sister, Mary Ann Vaello (Joe) Belden of Kosciusko, Mississippi; two grandchildren, Christopher Vaello Jr., Aubrey Christin Vaello; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Interment will follow at the Benavides Cemetery in Benavides, Texas.

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Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas 361-279-3311.