OBIT-Robert G. Chapa

MISSION – Robert G. Chapa, 68, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Chapa was born in Mission on March 11, 1946 to Josefina Gonzalez and Hermerejildo Chapa.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Rosa S. Chapa; children, Rebecca Eguia, Robert Chapa Jr., Rosemarie Piper, April Chapa, Cassie Coons and Jesse Chapa; siblings, Maria Oralia Chavez, Maria Del Jesus Mertz, Ana Lisa Andrade, Olivia Contreras, Rafaela Veronica Rodriguez, Severo Chapa and Hermerejildo Chapa, Jr.; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Reyes Chapa; and sister, Magdalena Leal.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Funeraria Del Angel with a rosary at 7 p.m. The funeral mass will be held on Monday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens.

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