Emma Rodriguez,80, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Briarcliff Nursing and Rehab Center of McAllen . Emma was born in General Teran,NL Mexico on August 15, 1939 to Mariano and Emiliana (Maldonado) Gomez. Emma had lived in Alton, Texas for most of her life. Emma enjoyed and loved to garden around her house. She truly lived life to its fullest.
She is survived by her husband of 47 yrs Mr. Humberto Rodriguez; Her children- Jose Rodriguez, Luis Humberto Rodriguez, Ana Marlen Rodriguez, Arnoldo Rodriguez; Her Siblings- Santos, Jorge,Adan; Her nine grandchildren.
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Visitation will be Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan Blvd. in McAllen from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM with the recital of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 PM. Graveside service will be Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Roselawn Memorial Cemetery in McAllen at 12:00 noon.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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