Weslaco - Eugene "Gene" Damalas of Weslaco, TX passed away unexpectedly on February 27, 2021. He leaves behind a loving family including wife, Kathy; children: Kim, Kris and John; daughter in-law, Amy; brother in-law, Hank Kapraun; granddaughter, Ada; cousins: Patty and Margie of Chicago, IL and a community of Knights of Columbus brothers. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Josephine Flintz of Waupaca, WI.
Gene's life was one filled with dedication and service. He was active with Boy Scout Troop 750, the LaSalle Council, Junior Achievement and Saint Thomas Parish in Elkhart, IN prior to moving to Texas. Once settled in Texas, he found a strong camaraderie with the Knights of Columbus at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Weslaco. Gene enjoyed handcrafting jewelry, was an avid reader and cherished his time with his family especially his granddaughter. Always at the ready with ideas, a big smile, a booming laugh and a generous heart; he was loved by and will be remembered by many.
No services are being held at this time. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Gene's name to:
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