Emma C. Moreida, 80, passed away September 6, 2015. She was born July 15, 1935 in Alice, Texas to Roman Chapa and Eulaila Gonzales. She was a housewife, teacher, mentor and life advisor for all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Moreida; son, Juan Jose Moreida; parents, Roman and Eulalia Chapa; brothers, Santos Chapa and Ruben Chapa; sister, Esperanza Lopez.

Emma is survived by Rudy (Janet) Moreida of Alice, Texas; Norma (Donney) Zumwalt of Corpus Christi, Texas, Carlos (Mona) Moreida of Alice, Texas, Ernie (Samantha) Moreida of Alice, Texas; daughter-in-law, Esperanza Moreida of Alice, Texas; brothers, Roman (Lilly) Chapa of Alice, Texas, Santiago (Estella) Chapa of Alice, Texas and Jose (Esmeralda) Chapa of Alice, Texas; sister, Evita Martinez of Bishop, Texas; 26 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the New Collins Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME