Armando M. Alegria., 81, of Baytown, Texas, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico on September 13, 1937 to Francisco Alegria and Martha Marroquin Alegria. Armando’s grandchildren were important to him and played a huge role in his life from taking care of them to reflecting on memories from the past. He enjoyed going to the casino and gambling with his wife Ignacia. Armando was a wonderful gentleman who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Martha Alegria; siblings, Jose Alegria, Margarita Alegria, Miguel Alegria, Eloisa Alegria, Juan Alegria, Pablo Alegria, Felicitas Alegria, Alejandro Alegria, and Aurora Alegria.
Armando is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ignacia Alegria; children, Alejandra Sanchez, Armando Alegria Jr. and wife Maura, Corando Alegria and wife Leticia, Aurora Parsons and husband Jeff, and Yndalecio Alegria and wife Nina; brother, Manuel Alegria and wife Juana; grandchildren, Vivian Valdes and husband Abraham, Marin Sanchez, Armando Alegria III and wife Stormi Morgan, Elizabeth Alegria and husband Edgar Don Juan, Gabriella Smith and husband Waylon, Omar Alegria, Yvette Cantu and husband Gilbert, Stacey Alegria, Anthony Parsons and husband Matias Jimenez Jr., Amanda Parsons and husband Robert Dennis, David Parsons, Miranda Alegria, and Brianna Alegria; great-grandchildren, Miah Valdes, Joaquin Valdes, Alex Marin Sanchez, Eli Don Juan, Lucas Don Juan, Jordon Smith, Logan Smith, Madison Smith, Gilbert Cantu Jr., and Bella Cantu.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Sterling White Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:00am also at Sterling White Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Sterling White Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sterling White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd., Highlands, TX 77562.