Celso Quiroga Sr.

Celso Quiroga Sr.

 Celso Quiroga, Sr. passed away on April 20, 2016 in Galveston, Texas. He was born in Galveston, Texas on December 2, 1943 to parents, Julian Quiroga and Juanita Torres.

Celso was active in several sports including boxing and football. He worked for Todd Shipyards as a welder and also worked for Exxon and various other plants.

Celso was a Member of ILA Local Union 20 and the Boilermaker’s Union. He trained homing pigeons and was a local sports and Cowboy fan. He was the family handyman and was always working on landscaping and other projects.  

Celso is survived by son, Celso Quiroga Jr; granddaughter, Haley Jules Quiroga; siblings, Alice Casals, Mary Cavazos, Margaret  Aarstad, Amelia Quiroga, Antonia Quiroga, Julian Quiroga and Henry Quiroga.   

Serving as Pallbearers are Henry Quiroga, Julian Quiroga and Celso Quiroga Jr., Henry Julian Quiroga Jr., Michael and Alfonso Medina. 

    Guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation for Celso from 5-7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Reciting of the Rosary on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at Carnes Brother’s Funeral Home, 1201 23rd Street, Galveston, Texas 77550. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, 2011 Church Street in Galveston. Rite of Committal will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.