Carolina A. Puente
Carolina Alejandro Puente, 97, of Sabinal died on Aug. 7, 2017, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A funeral mass will be held today at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sabinal. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery.
She was born on March 23, 1920, in Sabinal to Francisca (Pina) and Ernesto Alejandro.
She married Nicholas Puente on Nov. 12, 1953, in Sabinal.
She is survived by three daughters, Janie Gonzales and husband, Roy, and Maggie Lopez and husband, Raul, all of Sabinal, and Carol Martinez and husband, Juan, of Uvalde; two sons, Nick Puente and wife, Cecilia, and Juan Puente, all of Sabinal; one brother, Antonio Alejandro of Sabinal; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two sons, Marcos Perez and Rogelio Guardarrama; two sisters, Consuelo Morales and Margarita Alejandro; and two brothers, Ernesto Alejandro and Rudy Alejandro.
A rosary was recited on Tuesday and again on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Sabinal.
Pallbearers will be Rudy Gonzales, Danny Gonzales, Mark Ramirez, Edward Lopez, Johnny Martinez III and Elijah Gonzales.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com