Santiago Amaro, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, entered rest on August 4, 2013 at the age of 84. A native of San Antonio, he was born to Santiago and Susie Amaro on April 19, 1929. Mr. Amaro honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from the San Antonio Express-News after 28 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife Consuelo Amaro and a grandson, Robert F. Gomez, Jr.. He is survived by children: Yolanda M. Gomez and husband Robert, Jim Amaro and wife Marci, Arthur Amaro and wife Linda; grandchildren: Robert Daniel Gomez, Ernest A. Gomez, Justin Amaro, Brandi Amaro; great-grandchildren: Summer Nicole Gomez, Kaitlyn Rose Gomez, Shelby Renee Gomez, Analyssa Marie Gomez, Mia Villarreal, Justin Amaro; brother, Ramon Amaro and wife Rebecca; numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2013 at Funeraria Del Angel Roy Akers with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening. A funeral procession will depart the funeral home at 12:30 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2013 to celebrate a 1:00 p.m. Mass at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Please visit www.funerariadelangelroyakers.com
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