Juanita P. Rodriguez, 91, entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 7, at Edinburg Children's Hospital in Edinburg.
She was born on Sept. 22, 1917, in Encino, Texas, to Pablo Perez and Altagracia de Luna. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elodio Rodriguez; son, Alonzo Rodriguez; four brothers; and one sister. She lived in Edinburg most of her life and was a member of St. Joseph
Catholic Church in Edinburg. She worked for the Edinburg School District in the Cafeteria for over 25 years until her retirement. She will truly be missed by her family and all those whose lives she touched.
She is survived by her daughters, Alma Martinez and Enriqueta (Javier) Chapa Sr.; three brothers; three sisters, six grandchildren, eight great
grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family received friends Monday, March 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. with a rosary prayed at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg. Christian mass will be held March 10 at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edinburg. Christian burial will follow to Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg.
Having the honor to serve as pallbearers will be Javier Chapa, Sr., Javier Chapa, Jr., Rolando Canales, Robert Rodriguez, Ramon Martinez, and Luis Martinez.
Funeral services have been entrusted to Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg.