Our beloved mother Dionisia V. Aguirre went to heaven on Wednesday September 8, 2021 at the age of 89 years. She was a resident of El Paso, Texas. Dionisia whom was known by many as "Alicia", was born in Mexico and came to the United States at a very young age full of ambitions and aspirations to help her family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. In her lifetime she traveled and married Cirilo Aguirre whom together had four children: Yolanda, Jorge, Alicia and Virginia. She worked hard in a factory for 33 years as a Sewing Machine Operator until she retired.
Dionisia left a Legacy of service to God. As a religious lay woman, she served at the El Paso County Jail for seventeen years as a Jail Minister bringing the word of God to the women inmates. She also served at the El Paso Juvenile Detention as a Youth Gang Minister for four years. She became a Lay Carmelite of the Third Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel wearing her scapular faithfully.
She evangelized family and friends by living a humble way, demonstrating unconditional love and caring ways always filled with gratitude. Everyone knew where to go for words of wisdom and comfort.
She was preceded in death by her parents Luis and Josefina Veloz; Ex-husband Cirilo Aguirre; siblings: Jose Veloz, Mercedes Perez and Leonor Villanueva.
She survived by her daughters and son Yolanda Aguirre, Jorge Aguirre, Alicia Hughes, Virginia Mata and her husband Carlos Mata. Her grandchildren: Jaime Aguirre, Marisela Harper, Enrique Aguirre, Cynthia Aguirre, Michael Aguirre, Yvonne Hernandez, Monica Garza, Crystal Etter, Carlos Mata Jr., Jesus Mata and twenty-five great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Her siblings: Martina Torrez, Joseluis Veloz, Maria Luisa Hernandez, Maria Teresa Reyes and Javier Veloz.
Public Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 5pm to 9pm at Sunset Funeral Home-Americas, 9521 North Loop Dr., El Paso, Texas 79907 with Rosary at 7pm.
Mass will be held Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 131 S. Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, Texas 79907.
Burial will be Thursday at 12:30pm September 16, 2021 at Mount Carmel Cemetary, 401 S. Zaragoza Rd., El Paso, Texas 79907.
A livestream will begin at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 through our facebook page link: www.facebook.com/sunsetfuneralhome
Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home- Americas
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