Genaro Zambrano


Genaro Zambrano, 80, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. He was born on March 1, 1940 in Encinal, Texas, to the late Jesus Zambrano and the late Rosa Aldaco. Genaro attended school in Encinal, Texas, where he also worked to help support his mother and siblings. When he was older, he moved to San Antonio where he worked for the City of San Antonio for a time. He then moved on to work in construction where he learned and perfected his trade in masonry design and brick laying. He eventually owned his own construction company. Many shopping malls, apartment complexes, business buildings, subdivisions and specially designed fireplaces in and around San Antonio and South Texas bear his God given talents. In his spare time, he loved watching western movies, novelas, the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs. He also enjoyed going to flea markets to visit with friends and loved to help those who were down on their luck. 

Genaro is survived by his son, Carney Zambrano (Doris), of Gonzales, Texas; his partner in love, Maria Elena Pena Bosquez of San Antonio and their three children, Maricela Pena (Gabriel), Brenda Pena-Partida (Jesse), of San Antonio and Jorge Bosquez of Corpus Christi, Texas. He is also survived by seven sisters, Celia Sanchez, Delia Garcia, Norma Palacios, Irma Arizola, Letty Narvaiz, Benita Leal and Sara Narvaiz; three brothers, Perfecto Delgado, Ismael Delgado and Rogelio Delgado; his first wife, Kim Zambrano, 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Benito Narvaiz.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day– and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.” 2 Timothy 4:7-8 NIV.

The family will receive friends beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 10 in St. James Catholic Church. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 9:15 a.m. following a brief visitation with a mass of the resurrection beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be held at a later date. Friends and family may leave their condolences by visiting

Seydler-Hill Funeral Home will continue to require all attendants to take protective measures regarding social distancing, usage of hand sanitizers and wearing personal protective masks for the visitation, rosary, and church service. Those remotely symptomatic of COVID-19 are politely asked not to attend. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.