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Briseno, Gerardo "Lalo"

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October 3, 1934 - January 4, 2017

Briseno, Gerardo "Lalo"

Gerardo “Lalo” Briseno went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2017 at the age of 82. He was born on October 3, 1934 in Hindes, Texas to Presentacion “Tacho” and Juanita Briseno.

Gerardo’s passion was drywall and texture business, which he worked for 60 years.

He is survived by the love of his life of 62 years Fortunata Briseno, daughter Celia Slabaugh, son Abel and wife Peggy Briseno, daughter Alamar and husband Barry Harwell, son Oscar and wife Martha Briseno, 6 grandchildren Christopher, Vincent, Steven, Amanda, Ryan and Marcos, 5 great grandchildren Jaiden, Dreya, Grant, Charis and Lorenzo. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and son-in-law Gary.

Viewing will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a rosary to follow from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10:00 am at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 2800 Valwood Pkwy, Farmers Branch, TX 75234.

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Mary and Tony

January 09, 2017 5:39PM

Nate, Celia, Alamar, Abel & Oscar, my heart breaks not being able to accompany you during these difficult and sad days. Our deepest sympathy and our prayers are with all your family. We know that Lalo is now resting and enjoying the company of all our loved ones gone before us, making them all laugh, like he would always do with us. May he rest in peace.


January 08, 2017 5:49PM

Tio, you will be greatly missed! God has taken a wonderful soul to be beside him and our other loved ones. May you save us a place in heaven, until we meet again.
With love and sympathy,
Hilda "Jones," Jesse, Torres and family

Grace Anne Miscavage

January 08, 2017 2:58PM

My deepest condolences to you and the family for your loss. Popo will surely be missed by all. May the Lord give you strength through these trying times.
Our prayers are with you.

Sandra Vega

January 08, 2017 6:57AM

With deepest sympathy,

May all the special and loving memories shared with Mr. Briseño ease your loss and bring you peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time. I'll forever remember his sweetness, kindness, gentleness, and friendliness.
May he rest in peace.

My family and I will keep his family in thought and prayer. Love,
Sandra (in San Antonio)