MISSION – Emma Borrego passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Mission, TX. Surrounded by loved ones. Emma was born on March 15, 1935 in Edinburg, TX to Emilio and Rosita (Amador) Rodriguez. Emma was a hard working woman and lived a beautiful happy life. She enjoyed working on her garden and was an animal lover always taking in strays. Emma is survived by her children; Armandina (Rick) Bootsma, Lydia (Jesse) Chavez, Yolanda Rodriguez, Carmina Borrego all from Sunnyside, WA. Diana (Alfredo) Borrego, Elva (Agustine) Benavides, Rolando Borrego, Noel (Inez) Borrego, Alma Borrego, Elizabeth (Angel) Ochoa, all from Mission, TX. She is also survived by one sister, Stella Rubalcava, two brothers, Emilio Rodriguez Jr. and Rene (Anita) Rodriguez, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Abel Borrego Sr., parents; Emilio and Rosita Rodriguez, son, Abel Borrego Jr., sister, Ninfa Rodriguez, and grandson, Jesse Chavez Jr.
Visitation will be held Thursday October 12, 2017 from 1:00 to 9:00 pm with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mission, TX. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission TX. Burial will follow at San Jose Cemetery in Mission, TX.
Those wishing to sign Emma’s memorial book may do so at ricbrownffh.com. Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission, TX is entrusted with arrangements.