Hector Chafino passed away Tuesday, March 11,, 2014 at the age of 84. He was born on October 27, 1929 in Los Angeles, California to Margarita Ramirez. Although he was born in California, he lived his entire life in El Paso, Texas. Hector was a graduate of Cathedral High School and attended Texas Western. He worked for J.J. Anchondo Realty and later worked for, and retired from, the El Paso Times as a sterotyper. He is survived by his wife Margarita [Garcia] Chafino of 64 years; 2 daughters: Margo Barela [Jaime Barela] and Teresa Acevedo Chafino; 2 sons: Louie Chafino and Rick Chafino [Alejandra Chafino]. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Michael Barela [Lauren Barela], John Barela [Kim Barela], David Chafino [Claudia Gutierrez], Danny Chafino, Cristian Chafino [Teresa Chafino], Erika Acevedo Flores [Tim Flores], Adam Acevedo, and Tarah Chafino; 9 great grandchildren: Luciano Chafino, Amber Barela, Brayden Barela, Javier Briones, Arisai Chafino, Dominic Flores, Reece Barela, Sarai Chafino and Aubrey Flores. Pictorial tribute will be held at 6:30p.m. on Sunday March 16, 2014 and Rosary Service at 7:00p.m. on Sunday March 16, 2014 at Martin Funeral Home – West. Funeral mass will be held at 10:00a.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014 at St. Matthew Catholic Church (400 W. Sunset Rd.).
"If you wish to remember me, do it with a kind deed or word to someone who needs you"
Services entrusted to Martin Funeral Home – West .. 128 N. Resler Dr., El Paso, TX 79912