Alicia G. Peña went to her Heavenly Home at 7:28 pm on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Doctors Hospital in Laredo, Texas, at the age of 85.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Oscar Gonzalez, and her grandchild, Ricardo Peña III.
Alicia was born in Laredo on December 7, 1934 to the late Adela and Taurino Gonzalez. Alicia and Ricardo, her loving husband of 61 years, were married on October 12, 1958. Alicia and Ricardo have 5 children, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Alicia was a long time member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
She worked for LISD in the Food Service Dept for 26 years, after which she retired in 1997. Alicia was a strong and faithful woman who was very devoted to her family. For 61 years, she and her husband built a home that is centered on God, and it has provided a solid foundation for their children. To this date, the fruits of their labor can still be seen in all the lives that they have touched.
Alicia is survived by her husband, Ricardo; her children, Norma Ortiz (Rogelio), Ricardo Jr. (Alma), Daniel (Diana), Miguel (Sara) and Alma Rodriguez (Gerardo). Her grandchildren, Roger, Chris, Marco, Alisa, Nicolas, Justin, Valerie, Miguel Jr., Joseph, Karina, Gerardo III and Ricardo. Her brothers, Guadalupe (Petra) and Ricardo (Santiaga).
The family will be receiving guests on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary and Celebration of Her Life will start at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 7, 2020 at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will begin at 9:30 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
The Pallbearers will be Roger Ortiz, Chris Ortiz, Marco Peña, Nicolas Peña, Justin Peña, Miguel Peña Jr., Gerardo Rodriguez III and Ricardo Rodriguez. Honorary Pallbearer is Joseph Peña.
The family wishes to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. The family also wishes to thank Dr. Mateo Reyes, Dr. Isaias Garza, Dr. Carlos Espinoza and all those working at the US Renal Care South for their loving care.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com.
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm
Date: Friday, August 7, 2020
Time: 9:30 am