Rafaela "Rachel" Mancha

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Rafaela "Rachel" Mancha, a resident of New Braunfels, passed away at her home on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at the age of 69. Rachel was born on January 14, 1944 in Big Foot, TX to Faustino Camacho and Romona Martinez Camacho. During her professional career, Rachel worked serving others as a certified nursing assistant. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Juan Mancha on May 4, 1998; her parents; brother, Roman Camacho and by a sister, Dominga Burge. Survivors include her children, Rudy Mancha, Beatrice Rodriguez, Janie Mancha, Richard Mancha, Randy Mancha, Teresa Mancha and Melinda Mancha; brothers, Manuel Camacho, Faustino Camacho and Chon Camacho; sisters, Lupe Zavala, Rosa Gonzales, Elvira Nino and Patsy Gonzales. In addition, she is also survived by 17 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the New Braunfels Church of Christ. Interment will immediately follow at Hill Country Memorial Gardens.

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  1. I’m sorry to hear about ur mom I’m gonna miss my favorite tia but she’s resting with Delilah n grampo n grammo she’s will be very missed. I love u tia!!

  2. To the Mancha Family Your mother and I shared many stories that I will keep in my heart forever. she was my favorite aunt and I will hold her in my heart forever. God bless all of you and unite you. Love your eldest Camacho Cousin-Olga Camacho Poteet,Texas

  3. To the Mancha Family, So saddened to hear the loss of your mother, I want you to know that she was a very loving person, my Aunt Rafaela even made time to spend a couple of days at my home with me while I was grieving through the loss of our our own mother. We shared and made many memories together. I will miss my stops in New Braunfels just to get a short visit and eat BBQ ribs with her. Aunt Rafaela will be greatly missed by the Camacho family in Poteet. May God give you the strength through this difficult time. always your cousin Amelia Camacho-Garza

  4. To Mancha & Camacho Family, Tia you will be missed by many but love by all. May u rest in peace forever. God bless u..

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