Rose Delacerda

July 24, 1929April 7, 2018

Rose Alma Melia Delacerda, 88, of Deer Park, Texas passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018. She was born in Houston, Texas on July 24, 1929 to Paul Melia Jr. and Doris Elenora Snowberger. She was married to James Burles Delacerda for 31 years. Rose worked for the Deer Park School District as a School Patrol, Bus Driver and School Nurse. She graduated from nursing school in March of 1988 thus fulfilling a lifelong dream to become a nurse. She worked in several hospitals as a nurse before she retired. She was an active Member of St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, and sang in several local choral groups leading to 2 performances at Carnegie Hall, in New York.

She was preceded in death by husbands Edmond Hugh Shultz Jr. and James B. Delacerda, and son, Daniel Lee Shultz. She is survived by daughters, Paula Lyn Shultz and Angela Shultz Gragg, grandchildren Michael Edmond Peck and Randall Andrew Gragg, great grandchildren Dustin Michael Peck, Madalynn Alee Peck, and Macie Christina Peck.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm in the Chapel of Grand View Funeral Home, 8501 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77551. With a Rosary recited at 6:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10:00am at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church, 2921 Center St., Deer Park, Texas 77536. Rite of Committal will follow at Grand View Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Rosary Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, April 12, 2018

Rose Delacerda

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