Surrounded by her family and loved ones, Carolina C. Resendez passed peacefully, was released from her earthly bonds and escorted by the angels of our Heavenly Father on May 10, 2013 at the age of 84.
Born Sept. 18, 1928 in Olmito, she was a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. Carolina is preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Eluteria Cortez and brothers Alonso, David, Donicio, Donaciano, Daniel, Florentino and Juventino Cortez. Carolina loved her Lord. Her faith, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren was second to none. When it was time to relax, Carolina enjoyed reading the newspaper, maybe with a cup of coffee. She had a thing with sweets, especially sweet bread and milk shakes. Our moms' warmth and smile, we will always cherish and in our hearts, her spirit, will always be with us. We thank God for giving her to us for as long as we had her." Mom, we love you! "
Surviving family are sons Eulalio Resendez and wife Anna of San Marcos, Eugenio Resendez and wife Jamie of Pasadena, Justino Resendez Jr. of Houston; brother Florencio Cortez of Olmito; sister Maria de Refugio and husband Elisandro of San Benito; sister-in-law Raquel Cortez of Olmito; grandchildren Edward, Eulalio and Eugene "Geno" Resendez, Monica Guerrero and husband Luis; great grandchildren Jonathan, Christian, Gabriel and Peyton Guerero, Valentin and Loenzo Resendez and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Los Angeles Funeral Home, 300 Cheatham St., San Marcos. Recitation of Rosary will be Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at the Los Angeles Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday Morning at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Martindale. Rev. Father Antonio Perez will officiate. Interment will follow in Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale.
Serving as pallbearers are the grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friend of the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the Villasenor family-Los Angeles Funeral Home,
300 Cheatham St., San Marcos, (512) 392-3676