Zenon Quintela, Sr.

Zenon Quintela, Sr., of Texas City, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016, in Texas City. Zenon was born October 17, 1929, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Francisco and Fidelia Quintela. Zenon was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe, was a lector and altar server, member of the Queen of Peace Men’s Club, a member of the Finance Committee, and a Eucharistic Minister. He was a Past District Deputy of the State Knights of Columbus, Past Grand Knight of Council 5236 of La Marque and member of the Matthew H. Wilson Assembly 1988 4th degree. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Hortencia Flores Quintela. Zenon is survived by three sons: Zenon Quintela, Jr and wife Cynthia of Santa Fe, Steven Quintela of Texas City, and Mark Quintela of Round Rock; two grandchildren: Alisha Stanley and husband Paul, Nathalie Williams and husband Edward; two great grandchildren: Mia Liv Stanley and Brayden Jerome Williams. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at James Crowder Funeral Home, La Marque with a Rosary at 7:00pm. A Mass will be held at 10:00am Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with Father Chacko Puthumayil officiating. Entombment will follow at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Queen of Peace Catholic Church, La Marque, TX.


  1. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. I will always remember Zenon’s laugh and his way of always making me laugh with him. Such a precious and kind man.

    Belinda and Chuck

    Belinda and Chuck Sifferd
  2. My prayers 2 the brothers . He was a great man P

    Pat Kochanowski
  3. Dear Zenon Jr., Stevie and Mark,

    Your in our thoughts and prayers, we love you cousins and Faith missis her Grandpa Zenon.

    Joel, Melissa and Faith Martinez

    Joel Martinez and Family
  4. I will always remember Zenon. He would always tell us a joke, some were funny and some not so funny. His laugh was contagious and always had a smile on his face. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this time.

    Sherry Martinez

    Sherry Martinez
  5. Zenon Jr., Stevie and Mark

    His Love, Laughter, and thoughtfulness will never be forgotten. Our prayers are with you.


    Alec, Cookie Mendez

    Alec and Cookie Mendez
  6. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.

    David Hern & Famiy
  7. Mark, Steve and Zenon,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with our wonderful backyard neighbors from FWY
    Park, your Dad was a wonderful role model and I am sure he will be missed.
    What great memories we shared growing up with your parents.
    God certainly has a place in Heaven for Mr. & Mrs. Quintela!!

    David, Kevin, Matthew, Tim, John, Cindy, Bob, Patricia and Philip Schlageter

    David Schlageter

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