Obituary of Cosme A. “Tony” Villarreal
Cosme A. “Tony” Villarreal, 76, of Hummelstown, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017, with his loving family by his side.
Born in Runge, TX, on September 27, 1940, he was one of 14 children of the late Elias and Lienor Mascorro Villarreal.
A hard working man, Cosme retired after 38 years of service as a machine operator for Quaker Oats, Shiremanstown; where he proudly served as Vice President of Teamsters, Local Union 221. Cosme was a member of St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, Hershey. He loved pigeon race day; and enjoyed fishing and going to flea markets. He was a caring man whose primary concern was for the happiness and well-being of others.
Cosme is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia A. Villarreal, whom he married on February 14, 1961; two daughters, Kelli A. Krill wife of Gregory G. of Etters, and Robin L. Villarreal of Hummelstown; two sons, Tony A. Villarreal and his girlfriend, Susan Harnish, and Dominic J. Villarreal husband of Judy B., both of Hummelstown; and three grandchildren, Nicolo Villarreal, Racheal Lovett, and Valerie Villarreal; two brothers, Elias “Dino” Villarreal husband of Barbara, and Lorenzo Villarrial husband of Barbara, both of Hummelstown; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 1 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, with The Rev. Fr. Steven Arena as officiant. Viewing will be in the funeral home Thursday from 12:00 noon until time of the service.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Cancer Institute, Office of University Development A 120, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033. Please write “Cosme Villarreal Memorial” on the memo line.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.