Mary Esperanza Rosales Ortegon
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Mary Esperanza Rosales Ortegon
  • July 7, 1922 - July 10, 2017
  • Texas

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Mary Esperanza Rosales Ortegon, who always proudly and gleefully stated her full name when asked, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017 in Houston.
She was a native Houstonian born on July 7, 1922 to Mariano and Esperanza Rosales. She was a member of America's Greatest Generation and a true representation of all the characteristics so admirable of that Era.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Bobbie Ortegon, her beloved sister Anna Laura Gonzales and husband Elias, brothers Fred, Fernando and Justino Rosales. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia A. Covacevich and her husband George W., Son Raul Ortegon and fiancée Norma. 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, sister-in-law Norma Rosales and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:30 pm in the Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors. Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00 am at Holy Name Catholic Church, 1920 Marion Street Houston, TX 77009. Interment to follow in the Garden of Gethsemane at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.