POSTED: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 11:44am
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 11:15am
Former El Paso Mayor to be laid to rest this weekend
El Paso, TX — Services for Ambassador Raymond L. Telles, former El Paso mayor, are listed below:
Rosary and viewing:
Friday, March 15; 7p.m. Rosary; 5-9 p.m. Viewing at Funeraria del Angel - Harding Orr and McDaniel on 320 Montana Boulevard in El Paso.
The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m. at San Ignacio Church at 408 Park St. in El Paso. The burial will follow the Mass at Evergree Cemetery on Alameda Ave.
The Raymond L. Telles Scholarship fund has been established to benefit students in El Paso. www.calfund.org/raymondtelles
The former El Paso mayor passed away Friday morning according to his daughter, Cynthia Ann Telles. He was 97 and living in California at the time of his death. He was the first Hispanic mayor of a major city in the U.S.