Surrounded by her family and loved ones, Cecilia T. Rodriguez passed peacefully and was released from her earthly bonds and escorted by the angels of our Heavenly Father on April 5, 2013 at the golden age of 91.
Born Nov. 22, 1929 in San Marcos, she was a beloved mother, grandmother, great and great- great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
Cecilia is preceded in death by her loving husband Leonardo Antomas, daughter Julia Antomas, parents Galdino and Antonia Antomas, brothers Casildo Torres, sisters Teresa Juarez and Bernice Pacheco, Paula Ybarra, Emelia Selgado, grandson Eddie Quintanilla and great grandson Geryn Purnell.
She enjoyed her crocheting for the family especially the grand, great, and great-great- granchildren, cooking, baking, making holidays very special, making the house a home for her family with love, joy and peace. The family was her world, and we will dearly miss her but her warmth and touch will always be with us. "We all Love You."
Surviving family are sons Leonard Jr., Inocencio and Felix Antomas and Donaciano Pineda, all of San Marcos; daughters Catarina Quintanilla and husband George, and Mary Zamudio and husband Luis, all of San Marcos; brothers Martin Torres and wife Janie and Rafael Torres and wife Lupe, both of San Marcos; sisters Juanita Deleon and Dolores Gomez. both of San Marcos, 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and four great- great-grandchildren, with numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Los Angeles Funeral Home.
Prayer services will be tonight at 7 p.m. in the Los Angeles Funeral Chapel.
Wednesday visitation will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Los Angeles Funeral Home. Chapel service will begin at 10 a.m. in the Los Angeles Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Jerry Benivedez will officiate. Interment will follow in San Pedro Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Sam and Michael Quintanilla, Johnny Hernandez III, Deric DeLeon, Leonard Antomas III and Joe Pineda.
Arrangements entrusted to the Villasenor family - Los Angeles Funeral Home., 300 Cheatham St., San Marcos, 392-3676.