Tomasa Rocha Landeros

October 3, 1922 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 97)


Tomasa R. Landeros “Ama”, 97, of Abilene passed away at her residence on Friday, December 27, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Poth, Texas on October 3, 1922 to Mauricio and Delfina (Contreras) Rocha. 

Tomasa married Marcello Landeros on November 18, 1943 in Tamaulipas, Mexico.  She loved to sing her praises to the Lord and was a very loving person to everyone she knew.  Her favorite color was red and she loved her cafesito.  You could always find her wearing her red lipstick with her Tabu perfume.  She was also a Cursillista of Saint Vincent’s Catholic Church in Abilene, Texas.

Tomasa is survived by her children Juan and his wife Maria Landeros of Abilene, Corina Martinez of Abilene, Marcello and his wife Josie of Tye, Tomasita and her husband Brian Lee Richardson of Dallas, and Jesse and his Wife Maricruz Landeros of Abilene; 36 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren, seven great great-grandchildren and a host of other family members.

Tomasa is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and children Juanita, Mauro, Elida, Rosalinda, RosaBlanca, Lydia Villalobos and Celso Noe.

Pall bearers will be Juan Christian Landeros, Victor Martinez, Jr., Johnny Ray Landeros, Joel Martinez, Ricky Jay Landeros, Fernando Martinez, and Pedro Martinez, Jr.

Recitation of the Rosary will be at 6:00PM Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Starbuck Funeral Home in Merkel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00AM at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Merkel officiated by Fr. Isador.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel.

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Recitation of the Rosary
December 29, 2019

6:00 PM
Starbuck Funeral Home
201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536

Mass of Christian Burial
December 30, 2019

10:00 AM
Our Mother Of Mercy Catholic Church
1300 Locust Street
Merkel, TX 79536

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