Rosa Vara Venegas

Published 2:44 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Rosa Vara Venegas, 70, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August, 10, 2016 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.

She was born on June 25, 1946 to Dolores Alvarez Vara amd Manuel Vara in Port Arthur, Texas. Rosa was a lifelong resident of Port Arthur and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was a devoted homemaker, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister as well as friend.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Richard D. Wise, Sr.

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Rosa is survived by her daughter, Linda Irvin and husband, Joseph of Bridge City, her two sons, Richard D. Wise, Jr. and Raymond Joseph Wise and fiancé, Jiszetta Bush all of Bridge City, grandchildren, Tiffany Beavers,  Candace Vega, Christina Beavers, Megan Wise Patterson, Macy Wise, Wayne Allen Ozio, Stephanie Carol Ozio and Bryan Bush, great grandchildren, Jasmyn Beavers, Cara Griffin, Elizabeth Ozio, Marcus Domingue and Abel Dominguez.

She is also survived by her sister, Tony Guerreo of Reno, Nevada and brother, Oscar Vara of Winnie, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMwith a rosary to be prayed at 6:30 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Service to honor Rosa’s life will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens in Nederland. Serving as pallbearers will be Raymond Wise, Richard Wise, Wayne Ozio, Alejandro Oriz, Joseph and John Chauvin.