A funeral Mass for Santos De la Rosa, 43, of Bedias, was celebrated Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Madisonville. Father Mark Kusmirek officiated the service, and interment followed in the Bedias Baptist Cemetery in Bedias.
Santos Francisco De la Rosa was born on July 24, 1974, in Houston, to Francisco and Amelia (Cortez) De la Rosa. He had lived in the Bedias area for the past five years and worked as an auto mechanic until his health began to fail him. Mr. De la Rosa was a family-oriented man and enjoyed being with his them as much as possible. He passed away suddenly on Dec. 19, 2017, at his home in Bedias.
Surviving family members include parents, Francisco De la Rosa and Amelia Cortez; his wife, Betty Rodriguez; his daughters, Karina Rodriguez and Gazelle De la Rosa; his brothers, Humberto, Felipe and Steve Ramirez and Daniel De la Rosa; and sisters, Juana Varvela, Maria del Socorro, Lucia Hernandez, Maria Concepcion Ramirez and Maria Guadalupe Martinez.
Pallbearers were Felipe Ramirez, John Rodriguez, Steven Rodriguez, Carlos Francisco Amaya, Maury Ramirez and Humberto Ramirez.
Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was in charge of all arrangements. www.madisonvillefuneralhome.com.