Ascension “Chon” T. Palomo, of Hondo, age 78, passed away on December 19, 2019 in Hondo, Texas. Ascension was born in Hondo, Texas on August 15, 1941 to Fernando and Margarita Tapia Palomo.
Chon is preceded in death by his wife: Elvira Escamilla Palomo; son: David Palomo; parents: Fernando and Margarita Tapia Palomo; brothers: Miguel Palomo, Felix Palomo, Domingo Palomo, Antonio Palomo, and Tomas Palomo; and sisters: Guadalupe Rico, Juanita Rodriguez, Anita Palomo, and Sandy Palomo.
Chon is survived by his daughters: Delma P. Ferris (Dean) and Jeanie P. Gomez (Gene); grandchildren: Leanna Ruiz (Luis), Elizabeth Ferris, and Zachary Palomo; great-grandson: Henry Ruiz; sisters: Martha Garza (Pete), Rosa Gardner, Delia Angel, and Antonia Fernandez; brothers: Marcelino Palomo and Ramon Palomo; also, numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Hondo Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 27, 2019 at St. John's Catholic Church. An interment will follow in Hondo Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Hondo Funeral Home, Inc.