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Modesta Navarro Tello

Obituary for Modesta Navarro Tello

November 4, 1933 - January 25, 2018
Lockhart, Texas | Age 84


Modesta Navarro Tello, 84 of Lockhart, Texas passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of January 25, 2018. Born November 4, 1933 in Mendoza Texas to Manuel & Teresa Navarro, who preceded her in death along with her 5 siblings: Apolonio Navarro, Raul Navarro, Juanita Navejar, Maria Rodriguez and Felicita Ruiz. She is also preceded in death by her beloved son, Danny Tello.

Modesta is survived by her husband of 65 years, Rosendo R Tello, son Rosendo P Tello, grandchildren Elisha Tenorio (Mark), Michelle Tello, Daniel Tello, Jaime Tello, 7 great grandchildren and 2 great great children. Along with an abundance of nieces and nephews.

Modesta was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a Devout Catholic who volunteered her culinary skills to the kitchen at Dolores Catholic Church. Modesta worked as housekeeper for over 25 years, where every family she encountered evolved into a lifelong friendship. Modesta was also the loving and patient matriarch of the family. She enjoyed family gatherings, celebrations and playing bingo. Sunday gatherings in her kitchen were a tradition for the family, where her infectious laughter will be dearly missed.

Recitation of Holy Rosary will be held Sunday, January 28th at 7pm at Weed Corley-Fish Funeral Home located at 2620 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX. Mass will be held Monday, 10am at Dolores Catholic Church, 1111 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX . Interment to follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Lockhart,TX

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Austin, TX 78704
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