May 9, 1974 – September 29, 2019
Heaven needed an angel, Rachel was the one God chose. A golden heart stopped beating, Hard-working hands to rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best.
Rachel was a beloved mother, dedicated daughter, generous grandmother, loving sister, supportive aunt, compassionate niece, caring cousin, one of a kind loyal friend, and caring servant of Jesus Christ. Rachel showed unconditional love for everyone she met.
Rachel Deleon, 45, born to Josie Ramirez and Ruben Deleon Sr. on May 9, 1974, transitioned to eternal peace on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Rachel attended Roy Miller High School, class of 1993. She was employed at South Texas Family Planning & Health Corporation as a community health worker and clinic educator for 20 years.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Ramon and Maria DeLeon, her maternal grandparents Jesus and Sara Saldana, her brothers Roland Ramirez and Mikey DeLeon.
To cherish her memory she leaves her mother Josie Ramirez and her father Ruben DeLeon Sr., her son Everett Duran, her daughter Hallie Rodriguez, her brothers Ruben DeLeon Jr. (Yvette), Gabriel DeLeon (Nancy), sister Missy Lopez, and 5 grandchildren (Rainen, Roland, Josiah, Jayce, and Leilani).
We thank God for the everlasting memories created with our earth angel. Rachel was best known for having a heart of gold. She always placed others before herself. She would give to anyone in need. She always had a “yes” in her heart and found a way to follow through with her commitment to others. She had deep faith, a very forgiving heart, and would pray for those going thru difficult times.
She believed in the power of prayer to God, who she knew would change things for the better. Her greatest joy in life was accepting Jesus Christ into her heart. Her second love in this life was being grandma to the most amazing children in the world. Her grandchildren were her life! Rachel was a fashionista who enjoyed a good meal, crushed ice, all things pink, lots of bling, and of course “Hello Kitty.” As hard as it is to let go, we will continue to give God praise and glory for the time he gave us with Rachel, his earth angel.
Pall Bearers will be JJ Lopez, Jesse Figueroa, Dion DeLeon, Raymond Saldana, Raymond DeLeon, Larry Magana, and Alex Gonzales.
Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Funeraria Del Angel - Holly in Corpus Christi, Tx. The Holy Rosary and Memorial Tribute will be recited at 7 pm.
The Celebration of Life Services for Rachel Deleon will be held on the next day at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Pilar Catholic Church in Corpus Christi Tx. Interment to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FunerariaDelAngelMHolly.com for the DeLeon family.
- Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
- Holy Rosary Thursday, October 3, 2019
- Funeral Mass Friday, October 4, 2019
- Interment Friday, October 4, 2019
October 10, 2019
My Cuzzy Wuzzy We are Completely Devestated We are Heart Broken, There wasn’t Much we Didn’t Know about One Another You Were My Prima Hermana.. We Shared So Much Laughter If I Can Describe you You Were a Absolute Joy.. You Are So Missed Already .. . I Will For Ever Carry You In My Heart My Wuzzy.. R.I.P. Our Sweet Princess.. Until We Meet Again. .
Sally Rivera Vasquez
October 2, 2019
My dear cuzzie, I will miss you dearly and forever treasure the fun times we had together, especially our yearly beach outings. Love you always!!!
October 2, 2019
To my loving friend. I love you so much. I will miss you forever. I cherish our friendship all these years. You me and Alicia. You are both in heaven together. You both were my best friends. I have so many memories of us. So much fun together and tears. You Are the nicest most genuine person I know. You are never forgotten. I love you so much friend.
October 1, 2019
May God Bless your beautiful soul Rachel. You were such a lovely woman and it was a pleasure to have shared the time God allowed us. Rest Peacefully in Heaven 🕊
October 1, 2019
Rachel always had the brightest smile and the biggest heart. She was a giver and loved Jesus Christ. You will be in my heart always my cousin Rachel! All the STFPHC staff, including me, and the many people you helped at STFPHC throughout your 20 years of service will truly miss you!