EDINBURG - Raquel Lopez, 89, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Friday, August 25, 2017, at her residence in Edinburg, TX.
She was born in Edinburg, TX, and lived there all of her life.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Lopez, Sr.; her parents, Jose Rodriguez and Maria Cantu; three sisters, Paula Ruiz, Petra Gonzales, Lidia Espericueta; and her brother, Israel Rodriguez.
Raquel is survived by her daughter, Irma (Bill) Turney of San Antonio; five sons, Pedro (Sandra) Lopez, Jr. of Arizona, Eduardo (Dora) Lopez, Mario Lopez, both of Edinburg, Rolando (Linda) Lopez and Leo (Lilly) Lopez, both of Denison, TX; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Cleofas (Fela) Rodriguez, Sr. of Corpus Christi, TX; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. rosary, Monday, Aug. 28, at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Funeral service took place at 12 noon Aug. 29, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Interment followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
Special thanks to Dr. Roberto Arguello, Dr. Melva Palacios, Dr. Norman Ramirez and all nurses and staff from Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance.
Funeral services were under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Edinburg.