We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
McAllen ~ Raquel C. Villalon, 82, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Comfort House in McAllen. She was born on Monday, November 13, 1939 in Mexico, the daughter of Jose Cantu and Hermenegilda Trevino.
Raquel enjoyed playing 'Loteria' as well as going on trips to Las Vegas, Houston, Louisiana and Reynosa. She loved her pets: Cucu, Lobo and Chicharo. She loved drinking coffee with sweet bread at the Rex Cafe and watch her 'novelas'. Raquel enjoyed visiting her sister Irma as well as visiting her loved ones in the cemetery. She loved to cook and made sure everyone ate, and loved to make 'Polvorones' for the family and parties. She always made coffee for everyone who visited her home.
Raquel is survived by her loving husband: Juan Villalon; daughters: Sandra R. Zarate and Diana G. Plata; son: Juan J. Villalon; sister: Irma Cantu de Lopez; grandchildren: Victoria M. Plata, Daniela P. Plata, Ximena R. Plata, Jessica N. Zarate and Isaac Zarate Jr.
Visitations will be held from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen with the Holy Rosary being recited at 7:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Friday, May 20, 2022 at St. Joseph the Worker in McAllen. Interment will follow at 11:00 am at Roselawn Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Isaac Zarate, Avoldo Plata, Isaac Zarate Jr., Hugo Villalon, Alexander Castillo and Felix Salinas.
Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.