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Mercedes Franco

September 24, 1943 — April 14, 2023

Mercedes Franco

Mercedes Franco, de 79 años, de San Angelo pasó a los brazos de su Señor y Salvador el viernes 14 de abril de 2023.

El velorio será de 1:00 p. m. a 8:00 p. m. el domingo 16 de abril de 2023 en Robert Massie Funeral Home. Los servicios funerarios serán a las 10:00 a. m. del lunes 17 de abril de 2023 en Robert Massie Riverside Chapel con Carlos Fuentes, ministro de la Iglesia de Cristo en Ben Ficklin Road, oficiando. El entierro seguirá en el cementerio de Fairmount bajo la dirección de Robert Massie Funeral Home.

La señora Franco nació el 24 de septiembre de 1943 de Juan y Sofía Santillán en Jiménez, Coahuila, México. Mercedes se casó con Javier Franco en 1970. Ella era ama de casa para Javier y sus seis hijos y se mudó a San Angelo en 1993. Javier falleció el 26 de febrero de 1998. Mercedes siempre tuvo una casa limpia con comida en la mesa. Le gustaba viajar, ir de compras y pasar tiempo con amigos y familiares, especialmente con sus nietos. Mercedes era seguidora de Cristo y miembro de la Iglesia de Cristo en Ben Ficklin Road.

Le precedieron en la muerte dos hermanos, Remigio Santillán y Pedro Santillán; una hermana, María Elena Moreno.

A Mercedes le sobreviven seis hijos, Josue Franco, Joel Franco y esposa Maricella, Eliu Franco y esposa Rosa, Eli Franco y esposa Cecilia, Noe Franco y esposa Maria todos de San Angelo, y Enoc Franco y esposa Carolina de Del Rio; dos hermanos, Juan Santillán y esposa Narcisa de San Angelo, y Eloy Santillán de Jiménez, México; 18 nietos y 8 bisnietos.

Mercedes Franco, 79, of San Angelo passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Viewing will be from 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM Sunday, April 16, 2023 at Robert Massie Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Monday, April 17, 2023 at Robert Massie Riverside Chapel with Carlos Fuentes, minister at Iglesia de Cristo on Ben Ficklin Road, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery under the direction of Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Mrs. Franco was born on September 24, 1943 to Juan and Sofia Santillan in Jimenez, Coahuila, Mexico. Mercedes married Javier Franco in 1970. She was a homemaker to Javier and their six children and moved to San Angelo in 1993. Javier passed away on February 26, 1998. Mercedes always had a clean house with food on the table. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, and spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. Mercedes was a follower of Christ and a member at Iglesia de Cristo on Ben Ficklin Road.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Remigio Santillan and Pedro Santillan; a sister, Maria Elena Moreno.

Mercedes is survived by six sons, Josue Franco, Joel Franco and wife Maricella, Eliu Franco and wife Rosa, Eli Franco and wife Cecilia, Noe Franco and wife Maria all of San Angelo, and Enoc Franco and wife Carolina of Del Rio; two brothers, Juan Santillan and wife Narcisa of San Angelo, and Eloy Santillan of Jimenez, Mexico; 18 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

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Sunday, April 16, 2023

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