Marcelino P. Ontiveros entered eternal rest on Monday, Feb. 2, at Edinburg Regional Medical Center at the age of 66 years.

He was born on April 26, 1942, to Tobias and Juana Ontiveros in Valle Hermoso, Mexico. He was life long resident of Edinburg. He was employed with the City of Edinburg for 23 years until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Tobias and Juana; son, Reyes

Rodriguez; and brother, Javier Ontiveros. Left to cherish his memory, his wife, Amelia Ontiveros; children, Juana (John) Lopez of San Juan, Jessica (Roberto) Arrellano of California, Ricardo (Olga) Rodriguez of Edinburg, Rosa Rodriguez of Edinburg, Roberto (Elsa) Rodriguez of Edinburg, Rene (Blanca) Rodriguez of Edinburg, and Ruth (Rudy) Hernandez of Edinburg; brothers and sisters, Miguel Ontiveros, Juan Ontiveros, Isabella Ontiveros, Francisca Garcia, Delfina Ontiveros, and Dolores Ontiveros; three grandchildren, Cristian Lopez, Viggo Lopez, and Denae Arrellano.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Gonzalez Family Funeral Home with a rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Paulbearers will be Cristian Lopez, Rudy Hernandez Jr., Rocky Rodriguez, Roman Rodriguez, Judge Ricardo Rodriguez, and Christopher Rodriguez. Funeral arrangements and services are under the direction of Marc A. Gonzalez, Funeral Director of Gonzalez Family Funeral Home, LLC of Edinburg.