Amelia Rodriguez
Amelia Rodriguez
  • December 8, 1931 - December 7, 2017
  • El Paso, Texas

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It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved Amelia Rodriguez Zapien, age 85. Our beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother passed away peacefully surrounded by all who loved her dearly, her husband Enrique, daughters Beatriz Briones (Robert), Julieta Melvin (Keith), Norma Ortega (Alfredo) and 6 grandchildren Christina Briones, Analisa Briones (Gabriel), Marisela Medrano (Jesse), Steven Melvin, Matthew Melvin and Esther Ortega on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Amelia was born in Parral, Chihuahua on December 8, 1931 to Felipe Zapien & Maria de Jesus Moriel. Amelia married Enrique C. Rodriguez on February 14, 1954. Out of their marriage grew the greatest gift Amelia bestowed onto the world, her family. A special thanks to Elvia, Edgerock Foster Care and CIMA Hospice for the exceptional care they provided during her illness. Visitation will be Monday, December 11, 2017 at Hillcrest Funeral Home located at 1060 N. Carolina Dr. between 6:00 and 9:00 pm with Vigil/Rosary at 7:00 pm. Mass will be held Tuesday, December, 12, 2017 at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, 8011 Williamette Street, at 9:30 am.
Interment will be at a later date.