Quack Tellez passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Peppi's House, TMC Hospice in Tucson, Arizona.
Quack worked for Pizza Hut and Sonic Drive-In for many years and was a truck driver for Werner Enterprises trucking company and Cochise Supplies. Before his illness he enjoyed hunting, fishing, Archery 3-D shoots, attending Chicago Cubs Spring Training Games, and was an avid “Beatles” fan.
He also loved bike riding, practicing golf, and playing catch with “Cisco”, going to California with Yoli, and going the "land" with Mark.
A Rosary for Quack will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 also at Immaculate Conception Church with Father Gilbert Malu officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
A Reception will be held following the burial at the Douglas Noon Lion's Club, 9th Street and Estrella Ave. Pallbearers who will serve are Bernie "BJ" Perez, David Schroeder, Michael Rivera, Mark Lalic, Rudy Delgado, and Ernie Felix. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jesse Tellez, Frankie Rivera, Junior Perez, Fernie Perez, Francisco Perez and Gabriel Rivera.
In lieu of flowers family request donations be made in Quack’s memory to: Peppi's House, TMC Hospice Endowment, 5301 E. Grant Rd. Tucson, AZ 85712. A very special thank you from the Tellez family to Helen, Manuel, Dee Dee and Miguel Villanueva for staying with Quack countless hours. Thank you to Ernie and Delaina for staying up late at night keeping us company. To all the ICU, CCU, Nurses, and PCT's who showed so much care for Quack.
To all Peppi's house staff and nurses, especially Anita and Richard who did a wonderful job!
Brown Page Mortuary is in charge of arrangements, 364-3434