ZAPATA, TEXAS---Zaragoza Rodriguez, Jr. 85, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Falcon Lake Nursing Home in Zapata, Texas.
Mr. Rodriguez is preceded in death by his parents, Zaragoza Rodriguez, Sr. and Rosa G. Rodriguez; In-Laws, Anacleto Nieto and Isidra Nieto; brothers, Victor M. (Doris) Rodriguez, Roberto Rodriguez; sister, Alicia Rodriguez and a brother-in-law, Eduardo Garcia.
Mr. Rodriguez is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Victoria N. Rodriguez; children, Zaragoza (Alicia F.) Rodriguez, Rosa Alicia Garcia, Gloria Irma Rodriguez, David (Martha) Rodriguez, Rebecca (Raymundo) Muñoz, Gerardo L. (Connie) Rodriguez, Diana L. (Norberto) Garza, Fernando (Janie) Rodriguez; twenty-six grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; sister, Emilia R. Garcia; brother, Francisco J. (Raquel) Rodriguez; sister-in-law, Ernestina V. Rodriguez, Juanita N. George; and by numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, friends and other family members.
Visitation hours were held on Sunday, October 6, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. at Rose Garden Funeral Home.
The funeral procession departed on Monday, October 7, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
Committal services followed at Zapata County Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Rose Garden Funeral Home Daniel A. Gonzalez, Funeral Director, 2102 N. US HWY 83 Zapata, Texas.