Teresita H. Rojas, 81, of Port Lavaca, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. She was born April 19, 1938 in Port Lavaca to the late Frank Heysquierdo and Eufrasia Velasquez.
She is survived by daughters, Diane R. Griffin, of Rockport, Dorothy Sanchez, of Austin, Crystal R. Dozier, of Houston; son, Jose Rojas Jr., of Rockport; sister, Dora Hernandez, of Port Lavaca; 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jose Rojas; son, Timoteo Mendoza Jr.; grandson, Christopher Mendoza; sister, Trine Trevino; brothers: Daniel Heysquierdo, Margarito Heysquierdo, David Heysquierdo, Frank Heysquierdo, Johnny Heysquierdo, Charlie Heysquierdo, Manuel Heysquierdo and Lupe Heysquierdo.
Visitation began from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca from with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Visitation resumed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at the funeral home. A funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church with Fr. Tommy Chen officiating. Burial followed at Port Lavaca Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandsons and great-grandsons: Rhett Seagler, Colton Griffin, Brian Griffin, Javi Mendoza, Nelson Mendoza and Jaime Mendoza.
Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca, 361-552-2300.