MISSION - Cecilia Rivera, 73, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Edinburg.
Survivors include her children, Carlos Rivera of Edinburg, Sylvia Carolina Ibañez of Austin, Eduardo Omar Rivera and Melissa Ann Zelinger of Mission and Jaime Enrique Rivera of Dallas; brother, Ramiro Valladares of Mission; sister, Irene Cabrieles of Mission; and 10 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Isnoel Rivera; grandson, Luke Rivera; parents, Luis and Maria Valladares; and brothers, Reyes Valladares and Luis Valladares Jr.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 15, from 3 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at San Martin De Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.
Pallbearers will be Romeo Valladares, Luis Valladares III, Roy Valladares, Josh Sanchez, Sergio Bazan, Reynaldo Rivera, Joel Rivera and Steven Rivera. Honorary pallbearers will be Gabriel Ibañez, Noah Ibañez, Thomas Rivera and David Rivera.