Eastland – Socorro Rojas, age 72, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 20, 2009. Rosary will be Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 7:00 pm at Summers-Bakker Funeral Chapel in Eastland. Mass will be Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm at Saint Francis Catholic Church in Eastland.
Maria Socorro Chavira was born on May 26, 1937 in Penjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico to Elias and Guadalupe (Flores) Chavira. She grew up in El Carrizo, Mexico. Socorro married Ignacio Rojas on July 8, 1957. In 1980 the family moved to Portales, New Mexico and then moved to Eastland in 1987. Socorro and Ignacio were blessed with fifty two years of marriage. She was a dedicated, loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a brave and courageous woman to the end.
Socorro is survived by her husband, Ignacio; her mother, Guadalupe; her children, Ismael Rojas, Arcelia Rojas, Rosa Bermejo, Domingo Rojas, Salvador Rojas, Imelda Garza, Alberto Rojas, Martin Rojas, Ignacio Rojas, Lupe Gonsalez and Maria Herrera; her sister, Consuelo Zuniga; grandchildren, Maragarita, Maribel, Juana, Melissa, Sandra, Ismael, Jimmy, Angelika, Monika, Victor, Jose, Elizabeth, Meleny, Tristen, Briana, Brandon, CJ, Eli, Rodrigo, Cristian, Sebastian and Vanesa; and her great-grandchildren, Naatalia, Eric, Christy, Rosie, Marcos, Lupe, Anna, Diego, Liz, Anthony, Laura, Sarayah and Corbin.