Rosita V. Rosales
March 6, 1946 ~ October 23, 2012
Rosita V. Rosales, a resident of New Braunfels, was called home and welcomed with open arms by her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the age of 66. Rosita was born on March 6, 1946 in New Braunfels to Ysidro Villanueva and Pomposa Guerrero. Aside from her loving spirit, many will remember Rosita as a long-time employee of New Braunfels Smokehouse, retiring after 31-years of dedicated service. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Nicholas, Jose and Gustabo Villanueva and by a sister, Martina Borgos. Survivors include sons, Johnny Rosales and wife, Kelly, Alex Rosales and Nick Joel Rosales; daughters, Mary Alice Reyes and Terry Martinez and husband, Alex; grandchildren, Eric Rosales, Amber Cortez, Stephanie Garcia, Kristen Rosales, Alexander Martinez, Miranda Martinez, Dezmond Reyes, Jordan Bautista-Rosales, Lanie Rosales, Kyla and Keira Rosales. In addition, Rosita is survived by eight great-grandchildren; loving companion, George Romero; brothers, Luis and Augustine Villanueva; sisters, Esther Samaniego, Gloria Bennett, Paula V. Corona and Clemencia Villanueva; step-sister, Olivia Villanueva and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosita was loved by all of her family and friends and will be dearly missed. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 AM. All services will end at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass. Please note: there will not be a procession from the funeral home to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Tuesday morning. All wishing to attend both the visitation and Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning are asked to meet at the church. Pallbearers will be Isaac Cortez, Zach Garcia, Eric Rosales, Dezmond Reyes, Alex Martinez and Danny Corona.