Pedro "Pete" Romero Avila of Fort Stockton passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016, in Fort Stockton at the age of 77 years. Pedro was born on February 15, 1939, to Tomas and Francisca Romero Avila in Mexico.
Pedro is survived by his sons: Bruno Lopez and wife Lorenza Perez of Juarez, MX and Tomas Avila of Fort Stockton; his daughter: Amanda Gandolfi and husband Jason of Rosharon, Texas; his brother: Mario Avila Romero; his sisters: Concepcion Avila and Feliz Avila; his two grandchildren: Alberto Lopez and Bryan Gandolfi and his great-grandson: Bruno Lopez.
Pedro was preceded in death by his father and mother: Tomas Avila and Francisca Romero.
Visitation will be on both Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 and Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, from 11a.m. to 7p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in downtown Fort Stockton. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Thursday morning, March 3rd, 2016, starting at 10:30 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Stockton. Burial will follow at Fort Stockton Catholic Cemetery.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.heritagefuneralhomeofthebigbend.com