Longtime McAllen pharmacist, 91, passes away after a lifetime of community service

“Baldo” Vela Sr.

Baldomero Vela, Sr., better known as “Baldo,” born and raised in Hidalgo, passed away peacefully on June 2nd, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Ursula Vela, sister Florinda Costilla, and wife of 60 years, Nohemi.

Mr. Vela is survived by his five children: Baldomero Jr. (Connie), Bonnie, Daniel (Alejandra), Veronica (Michael), Fabian (Lulu), and 16 grandchildren.

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