Esther Z. Rodriguez
Esther Z. Rodriguez, 90, of Uvalde died on Jan. 9, 2019, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
A rosary will be recited today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial following in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on Oct. 28, 1928, in Harlingen to Piedad (Garcia) and Fred Zamorano.
She is survived by four sons, Camilo Rodriguez Jr. and wife, Mary, Johnny Rodriguez and wife, Esther, and Joe Rodriguez, all of Uvalde, and Rene Rodriguez and wife, Nelda, of Harlingen; seven daughters, Yolanda Thomas and husband, Ty, Alicia Reyes and husband, Ralph, all of San Antonio, Carmen Casteñada, Lucy Lara and husband, Rey, all of Uvalde, Irene Bourbour and husband, Siamak, of California, Celia Villarreal and husband, Jesse, of Carrizo Springs, and Sylvia Alejandro and husband, Robbie, of Sabinal; brother Neto Zamorano of Rio Grande Valley; sister Linda Zamorano of Corpus Christi; 24 grandchildren, Linda Rodriguez, Ricky Rodriguez, Rene Rodriguez Jr., TY Thomas III, Ann Marie Thomas, Rey Lara Jr., Lucy Ann Lara, Rene Lara, David Lara, Ralph Reyes, John G. Rodriguez, Julian Rodriguez, Joann Davila, Monica Rodriguez, Michelle Alejandro, Joe L. Rodriguez Jr., Orlando Castañeda, Araceli Castañeda-Hoefelmeyer, Tito Vasquez, Steven Vasquez, Sorayda Alejandro, Victoria Alejandro, Marisa Villarreal, and James M. Villarreal; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; four sisters, Margaret Stillman, Herlinda Zamorano, Delia Zamorano, and Tomacita Zamorano; four brothers, Roberto Zamorano, Richard Zamorano, Ocampo Zamorano, and Manuel Zamorano; granddaughter Angie Rodriguez; and great-grandson Dustin Rodriguez.
A rosary was recited yesterday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Pallbearers will be Tito Vasquez, Steven Vasquez, John G. Rodriguez, Camilo Richard Rodriguez III, Ralph Reyes, Rene Rodriguez, Orlando Castañeda, and Rey Lara Jr.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com