Josephine R. Zapata
Josephine R. Zapata
  • June 7, 1935 - November 5, 2017
  • New Braunfels, Texas

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Josephine R. Zapata went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born on June 7, 1935 to Santos and Lena Rogers. Josephine will always be remembered for her amazing cooking, gifted work as a seamstress, and being such a loving caregiver. She also enjoyed playing bingo and dressing up with her daughters for Halloween.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, Santos and Elena Rogers; son, Tim Zapata; brothers, Ned Rogers, John Rogers, Leonard Rogers, Jack Rogers and Santos Rogers Jr.; sisters, Aurora Stanford, Dominga Mendieta, and Guadalupe Rogers.
She is survived by her sister, Gloria Salazar; daughter, Belinda Ayala and husband Joe; son, Abraham Zapata Jr. and wife Shoana; son, Tony Zapata and wife Pamela; daughter, Lisa Goad and husband Les; Grandchildren, Stephanie Ayala, Genevieve Gallegos, J.J. Ayala, Stephen Ayala; Justin Alvarez, Allison Alvarez, Jacob Zapata, Kassedi Zapata, Gia Zapata; great-grandchildren, Miguel Gallegos Jr. and Elena Gallegos. Josephine was also blessed with extended grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 5-9 pm; Rosary at 7 pm at Zoeller Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10 am at Zoeller Funeral Home. Burial will immediately follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.