ZAPATA – Maria Del Rosario Quintanilla, 84, of Zapata TX, went to meet our Heavenly Father on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX.
She is survived by 8 sons, Tiburcio Jr., Abel, Oscar, Sergio, Cruz(Lucero), Hector(Letty) Quintanilla all of Zapata TX. Jose Santos (Melinda) and Raul Quintanilla (Barbara) from St. Paul, MN., 7 daughters, Rosa Jaques(Martin) from McAllen, Gracie Pena(Abelardo) of Pharr, Celia Balderas(Manuel Medrano) and Lydia Serna(Raul) of Zapata, Gloria Quintanilla from Edinburg, Irma Vargas(Tom) and Mary Cano(Cesar) from St. Paul, MN, her niece Sandra Rodriguez of McAllen, 48 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Mrs. Quintanilla was preceded in death by her husband Tiburcio Quintanilla Sr., son Manuel and daughters Alicia Quintanilla, Juanita and Lydia(1st), her parents Jose Santos and Vicenta Garcia and brother Pedro Garcia.
Viewing will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd, from 1 pm to 9 pm with a rosary at 7 pm at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, August 23rd at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.