Evangelina "Vangie" Aguirre

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Evangelina Aguirre, affectionately known by all as "Vangie", passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday afternoon, November 8, 2017 at Sundance Inn at the age of 82. Vangie was born on September 9, 1935 in New Braunfels to Jose Castaneda and Senona Esparza Castaneda. Vangie later married the love of her life, Miguel "Mickey" Aguirre on June 27, 1954 in New Braunfels. She later enjoyed a long and successful career, spanning some 38-years, as the house keeping supervisor for what was then McKenna Memorial Hospital. Vangie is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Miguel "Mickey" Aguirre, who passed away on April 27, 2013; son in-law, Adolfo "Dolfie" Hernandez; two brothers, Alfonso Castaneda and Victor "Lupe" Castaneda and two sisters, Martina Rodriguez and Henriqueta Salazar. Survivors include her children, Johnny Aguirre, Mike Aguirre, III and wife, Diana, Judy Hernandez, Gerard Aguirre and Vickie Flores and husband, Raul; grandchildren, Stephanie Armendariz, Marisela Lopez, Johnny Aguirre, Jr., Miguel Aguirre, IV, Adrianna Marie Aguirre, Mike Hernandez, David Hernandez, Melanie Caballero, Joseph Aguirre, Marcus Aguirre, Marissa Aguirre, Megan Rae Flores, John Phillip Flores and Bianca Marie Flores. In addition, Vangie is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren and one soon to be great-granddaughter. Pallbearers will be Johnny Aguirre, Jr., Miguel Aguirre, IV, Mike Hernandez, David Hernandez, John P. Flores and Joseph Aguirre, with Marcus Aguirre serving as an honorary pallbearer. The family would like to acknowledge and give a special thank you to Rita Martinez, Sandra Lopez and Mark Messenger with Med Team and the team of Hope Hospice for the loving care and support given to Vangie and her family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Monday morning, November 13, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with the Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:00 AM. All services will end at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass. Following the Mass, a reception will be held in St. Marys Hall of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

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  1. My sincere sympathy to all of the family. Comadre finally got her wings to go see her beloved husband, That was her greatest wish be strong and keep the faith for she is no longer suffering, she is happy and smiling down at all of us. RIP comadre until we meet again. I’m going to miss you.


  3. My sincere condolences to the Aguirre family. The pearly gates of heaven have welcomed a new angel. Sending hugs and prayers to the families. RIP

  4. My condolences to the family it’s never easy losing someone we love but only to remember those beautiful memories when they were with us. Keep in mind these beautiful memories will be with us forever in our hearts.

  5. Tony and I want to send the family our sincere condolences, Prayer go out to the Aguirre family, she was a very good person, who was loved by a lot of people!! RIP

  6. Deepest condolences for your loss. May your family find comfort in the scriptural hope found at Revelation 21:4:”..death will be no more.., the former things have passed away.”

  7. Our most sincere condolences and prayers to all the Aquirre family! Compadres are now together! We will always cherish the memories we spent together with them! May God bless all of you and may they RIP!

  8. Our condolences and prayers for all the Aquirre family. Vangie lived a great life surrounded by so many loving children, grand children and great grandchildren.

  9. Our thoughts and prayers to the Aguirre family. Be at peace knowing that she is in the loving arms of God.

  10. “May she rest in peace and live in paradise for all eternity” My condolences goes to the Aguirre family. May God bless you in these coming days.

  11. My condolences to the Aguirre family. May god give you the peace and comfort during this time. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. My deepest condolences to all the family members will always remember her as a very good friend in my life she will be deeply missed prayers to all your family members

  13. Vangie will be missed by many of us that knew her from McKenna. This includes my mother, Diana Ninneman & myself. RIP Vangie.

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