Ascension G. Rivas

Ascension G. Rivas

May 13, 1926 - November 4, 2017

On Nov. 4, 2017 Ancension G. Rivas our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loved ones at the age of

91. She was born on May 13, 1926. Ancension is preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years Rafael Rivas; sons Ralph Rivas and Daniel Rivas; great grandson Mason Miles; parents Serapio amd Concepcion Garcia; and brother Paulino Garcia.

She was a devoted Catholic who made time for her daily reading of the bible and praying from her many prayer books. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, gardening and watching old western movies and of course her novelas, but most of all she loved having her many grandchildren around her.

She leaves behind her son Joe Rivas (Isabel) of San Marcos; daughters Maria Luisa Pastrano (Jesus), Irene Rivas Reedy and Linda Gonzales, all of San Marcos; Gloria Galvan (Lupe) of Canyon Lake and Angie Balandran of Lockhart; brothers Juan Garcia of McAllen and Narciso Garcia of Donna, 8 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Los Angeles Funeral Home, 300 Cheatham St. Recitation of Rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Los Angeles Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday Nov. 9, 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 624 E. Hopkins. Rev. Father Brion Zarsky will officiate. Interment will follow in San Pedro Cemetery in San Marcos.

The family would like to extend a Special Thanks to her caregivers, and to her grandson David Rivas and Mary Ann Lucio.

Serving as pallbearers are David Rivas, Jose Angel Galvan, Daniel Pastrano, Jeff Balandran, Aaron Rivas and Christopher Rivas. Honorary pallbearer is J.R. Gonzales

Arrangements entrusted to the Villasenor family-Los Angeles Funeral Home, 300 Cheatham St., San Marcos, 512-392-3676.

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