Born on Nov. 26, 1926
KENEDY - Juan DeLaRosa was born, November 26, 1926 and was 86 years old when he went to be with the Lord on, July 1, 2013. Juan was a military veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and worked 17 years with Turbine Support and 3 years civil service at Kelly Air Force Base.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Manuel DeLaRosa and his mother Petra M. DeLaRosa.
He is survived by his wife, Maria C. DeLaRosa; his children, Santos A. DeLaRosa, Sr. (Caroline), Diana (Scott) Castellano, Rebecca Delarosa and his sister, Maria Casas. Juan is also survived by his 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Visitation will begin Thursday, July 4, 2013, and a rosary will be recited, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 5, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kenedy, officiated by Rev. Norbert Herman. Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery.