Funeral mass for Bernarda Mireles, 87, of Rockdale were held Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at St Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron with Father Ramon D. Frayna officiating. Burial followed in St. Josephs Cemetery in Rockdale.

Rosary was recited on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home.

Ms. Mireles died Saturday, Sept. 7, in Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1926, in Rockdale to Lorenzo and Petra (Lineres) Mireles.

Ms. Mireles was a housekeeper and a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rockdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lorenzo Mireles on July 14, 1957, Petra Mireles on Dec. 9, 1987; two sisters, Juaquina Zapata on June 23, 1992, Epifania Mireles on April 19, 1997; and a half-sister, Geromia Garcia on June 3, 1986.

Survivors are a brother, Dario Mireles of Fairfield, and two sisters, Frances Mireles and Johnnie Barr, both of Rockdale; also, a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Frank Diaz Jr., Arturo Zapata, J.W. Smith, Bryan Mireles, Coltan Mirelez and Joey Montelongo

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