Maria Luisa Vasquez, age 71, passed away June 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born April 17, 1946 in Alice, Texas to Eduvijes and Alejandra Villarreal. Maria Luisa was a housekeeper for many years. She enjoyed attending bingos, loterias, and playing the maquinitas. She will forever be remembered for her love of gambling, her kind heart, and especially the love of her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eduvijes and Alejandra Villarreal; husband, Antonio Vasquez Sr.; son, Antonio Vasquez Jr.; three brothers, Eduvijes Villarreal III, Hector Rene Villarreal, and Robert Villarreal; and granddaughter, Janelle Cadena.
She is survived by her two daughters, Melissa Vasquez and San Juanita Vasquez both of Alice, Texas; brother, Joe Villarreal of San Antonio, Texas; sister, Reyes Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; six grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017, from 5 to 9 pm at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 7 pm that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Saturday, June 2, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the New Collins Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.