ADRIAN – Arturo F. Alcorta, age 79, of Adrian, passed away on July 12, 2017, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was born on January 17, 1938, in Charlotte, TX to Secundino and Jovita (Fernandez) Alcorta. On August 18, 1990, he married Margo Sanchez and she survives. Art was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, enjoyed working on cars, playing pool, dancing, and spending time with friends and family.
In addition to his wife, Margo, Art is survived by five children, Carol, Dan, Donald, Jackie, and Rebecca Alcorta all of Adrian; two brothers, Juan (Mary) and Secundino (Loni)) Alcorta Jr all of San Antonio, Texas; 11 grandchildren, Joshua Alcorta, Mark Smith, Anna Alcorta, Gabriel Rincon, Vanessa (Issiah) Coopshaw, Greg Alcorta, Michael Amador, Elena Amador, Patricia Amador, Victor Garza Jr, and Lea Hand; and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Henry “Hank” Alcorta; brother, “Changa”; and grandson, Matthew Smith.
Cremation has taken place. His wife, Margo is planning a memorial service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Adrian and burial of his ashes for later in the Spring, to allow his brothers and family from Texas to attend. Please check our website periodically for specific dates and times of the service in the Spring. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions to help offset funeral expenses for Arturo, can be made at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.