Maria de Rosario “Tia Rosa” Gonzales passed away on Sept. 16, 2013. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, on Oct. 7, 1917, to Emilio Gonzales and Modesta Hernandez.
She was a life long resident of Lockhart.
She is survived by a sister Petra Juarez; nieces, Mary Hernandez, of San Antonio, Lupe Ojeda and Lupe Juarez, both of Austin, and Teresa Garcia, of Lockhart; nephews, Gilbert Villarreal and Carlos Juarez, both of San Antonio, Manuel Hernandez, Jr., Celestino Gonzales and David Juarez, all of Lockhart, and Delfino Juarez, of Austin.
Recitation of the rosary was planned at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the DeLeon Funeral Home chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Services were under the direction of the DeLeon Funeral Home.