Rita M. Mireles


Mrs. Rita M. Mireles, 65, of Lockhart, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2009. She was born on May 21, 1944.

Mrs. Mireles is preceded in death by husband, Patricio Mireles Jr.; son, Tommy Mireles Sr.; father, Enrique Mendoza Sr.; and sister, Isabel Mendoza.
She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Mireles, and a son, Henry Mireles; her mother, Isabel Mendoza; a sister,

Esperanza Garcia; brothers, Henry Mendoza, II, Simon Mendoza, Jr., Jose Mendoza, Juan Mendoza and Samuel Mendoza; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Recitation of the rosary was at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2009, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2009, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Simon Mendoza, Jr., Pete Mireles, Jr., Harold Mendoza, Jimmy Mireles, Jr., Henry Mendoza, III, and Peter Juarez, and honorary pallbearer Tommy Mireles, Jr.

Services under the direction of the DeLeon Funeral Home, 110 Cedar St., Lockhart, Texas. (512) 376-6200.


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