Mercedes Peña Smith

September 24, 1933 - November 30, 2013
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Mercedes Peña Smith, 80, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013.  Ms. Peña Smith is preceded in death by: Marco A. Rodriguez, Sr. and daughter: Teresita De Jesus Mixto-Pinto.  Left to cherish her memory are her loving children: Marco A. (Christina) Rodriguez, Jr., Juanita M. (Greg Walker) Rodriguez, Virginia Rodriguez, Richard (Patricia) Rodriguez and Lisa (Matthew) Smith Schutte, 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, sister: Ramona Peña and her brother: Guillermo (Irma) Peña, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family will be receiving guests, Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services where a prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.  Chapel service will be officiated at 10:00 am by Pastor Esther Gallegos.

The family would like to express their utmost gratitude to all the staff at Verde Wing of Regent Care Center and to Nurses on Wheels for all the care and attention given to Ms. Peña Smith.

Funeral service arrangements are under the care of Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, TX 78041. For more information please call (956) 723-3611.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Prayer Service at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013

Time: 10:00 am

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Chapel Service at 10:00 am


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Born: September 24, 1933
Died: November 30, 2013

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Rita Moreno posted on 12/4/13

Juanita, I am so sorry to hear about your mom -- my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I am sending you a BIG hug!


Nora Murillo posted on 12/4/13

Juanita, mis mas sinceros pesames en la perdida de tu mama. Que Dios te ayude a sobre llevar este dolor. Nora M. (UTemps)


jose cegueda posted on 12/3/13

te aconpano en tu pesar .....que paz descanse ....