Alfredo Rosas, 85, of Port Arthur passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016 at his residence.
Alfredo was born on March 3, 1931 in Lopeño, Texas to parents Isabel (Lopez) and Melquiadez Rosas. He had served his country, in the 1st Calvary, during Korean Conflict in the US Army and retired from Great Lake Carbon after 23 years as a welder. He was member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church; he was an usher for many years. Alfredo enjoyed going fishing, hunting, listening to music and playing his guitar. Alfredo was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly, who loved spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Mary Louise Rosas Garza; his brothers, Adan Rosas and Eduardo Rosas.
Alfredo is survived by his wife of 60 years, Irma Ruby Rosas of Port Arthur; sons, Alfredo Rosas Jr. of Port Arthur, Mario Rosas and wife, Jessica of Silsbee, his daughters, Blanca Garcia and husband, Alfredo of Harper, Cynthia Rosas of McAllen, Dora Lynn Maldonado of Edinburg; Toni Arthur-Sifuentes of Port Arthur, 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by his nieces who help lot with his care, Elda Molina of Bridge City, Elena Carroll of Port Arthur, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 5 pm until 8 pm at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, with a rosary to be prayed at 6 pm by Rev. Urbano Sáenz. Cremation will follow the services.