Eleven funerals will be held at Uvalde Catholic Church in the coming weeks – Catholic Telegraph

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Hillcrest Funeral Home will hold visiting hours for Jose Flores Jr. from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 31. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. June 1 with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Eliahna “Ellie” Garcia, 9 years old

The Rushing-Estes Knowles Mortuary will host visiting hours on June 5 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Eliahna “Ellie” Garcia. Funeral Mass is scheduled for June 6 at 10 a.m. with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Amerie Jo Garza, 10 years old

Hillcrest Funeral Home will hold visiting hours for Amerie Jo Garza from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 30 followed by the recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. The funeral mass is scheduled for May 31 at 2 p.m. No burial information was mentioned.

Jayce Carmelo Luevanos, 10 years old

Hillcrest Funeral Home will hold visiting hours for Jayce Carmelo Luevanos on June 1 from 2-9 p.m. and June 2 from 12-9 p.m. The funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on June 3 followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Tess Mata, 10 years old

The Rushing-Estes Knowles Mortuary is holding visiting hours at 3 p.m. on June 12, followed by the recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. for Tess Mata. Funeral Mass is scheduled for June 13 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Eva Mireles, 44 years old

The Rushing-Estes Knowles Mortuary will hold visiting hours for Eva Mireles on June 9 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Mass is scheduled for June 10 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Layla Salazar, 11 years old

The Rushing-Estes Knowles Mortuary is holding visiting hours for Layla Salazar on June 15 at 2 p.m., followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass is scheduled for June 16 at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Jaliah Nicole Silguero, 10 years old

Hillcrest Funeral Home is holding visiting hours June 1 for Jaliah Nicole Silguero from 2-9 p.m. and June 2 from 12-9 p.m. Funeral Mass is scheduled for June 3 at 10 a.m. with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery to follow.

The Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart CCD Facebook page stated on May 25 statement that “some were our own CCD children, present and former”.

On May 24, a gunman entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde and shot and killed 19 children and two adults. The shooter was shot by authorities at the scene. Local authorities have come under public scrutiny with accusations of inaction during the shooting.

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