Martin Rodriguez-Lopez, 97, entered eternal rest before Our Lord and Savior on Friday, October 2, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
Martin was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico and resided in Laredo, Texas since 1966. He was a strong and supportive father, a migrant worker and an employee of ‘Miracle Candle Company’ for over 25 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Torres-Rodriguez, daughter Alicia Rodriguez, parents Alfonso and Maria de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez and seven siblings.
He is survived by his children, Raymundo Rodriguez (Inez Perez), Esperanza Rodriguez, Alfonso (Maria†) Rodriguez, Martin Rodriguez, Maria Elena (Ramiro) Hernandez, Yolanda (Jose Rodriguez) Escobedo, Victor Rodriguez, Alberto Rodriguez; grandchildren, Reymundo (Veronica), Eduardo, Oscar (Anna), Claudia (German), Sergio (Jessica), Ricardo (Patricia), Veronica, Nadia (Ramon), Mariela, Graciela (Javier), Jorge (Brenda), Ruben (Selina), Cynthia (Preston), Ramiro Jr., and Monica (J.T.). In addition, Martin was also blessed with 35 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Martin was a soulful individual who enjoyed spending weekends surrounded by family playing Loteria and recounting stories of his long-lived life. Our family wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude for our brother, Victor, who dedicated a great portion of his life to tirelessly and selflessly caring for our father.
The family will be receiving guests, Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will start at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Due to the COVID pandemic and for the safety of the public, the family will also be live streaming the funeral services including a Holy Rosary at www.freddickey.com on Thursday, starting at 5:00 pm.
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, October 8, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm
Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Time: 10:30 am