Sixto Flores Jr

July 6, 1951 — July 20, 2017

Sixto Flores Jr

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Cemetery Details

Rio Grande City Cemetery
Fairground Rd.
Rio Grande City, TX, 78582

Visitation

JUL 22. 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Sanchez Funeral Home

301 East Second St. P.O. Box 11

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

snchzfuneralhome@yahoo.com

http://www.sanchezfuneralhomes.com/

Rosary

JUL 22. 07:00 PM

Sanchez Funeral Home

301 East Second St. P.O. Box 11

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

snchzfuneralhome@yahoo.com

http://www.sanchezfuneralhomes.com/

Visitation

JUL 23. 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Sanchez Funeral Home

301 East Second St. P.O. Box 11

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

snchzfuneralhome@yahoo.com

http://www.sanchezfuneralhomes.com/

Rosary

JUL 23. 07:00 PM

Sanchez Funeral Home

301 East Second St. P.O. Box 11

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

snchzfuneralhome@yahoo.com

http://www.sanchezfuneralhomes.com/

Funeral Mass

JUL 24. 10:00 AM

Immaculate Conception Church

305 N. Britton 101 E. 3rd

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

Burial Service

JUL 24. 11:00 AM

Rio Grande City Cemetery

Fairground Rd.

Rio Grande City, TX, US, 78582

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