MISSION – Josefina O. “Fina” Arce, 90, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Arce lived in Mission her entire life and was an active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church where she volunteered at the church school. She was employed by MHMR and Mission CISD working with special needs children.
Survivors include her daughter, Velma Gonzalez, and six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose Antonio and Brigida Olivares; siblings, Concepcion Olivares, Jose Olivares and Ester Garcia; husband, Domingo Arce; and son, Domingo Arce Jr.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Oct. 13, from 3 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.
Serving as pallbearers will be Eduardo Gonzalez Jr., Armando Gonzalez, Marcus Arce, Rudy Ruiz, Joe Olivares and Rueben Omar Farias. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Arce, Efrain Arce, Richard Arce, Xavier Garcia, Joseph Caruthers, Tony Olivares, Onesimo Gonzalez, Heron Ramirez and Laurent Rausch.