Ermelinda (Rodriguez) Alvarez, age 85, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at Amarillo Center for Skilled Care in hospice care.
Visitation will be Friday, October 28, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm with a funeral service to be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Lighthouse Funeral Chapel, 3707 Woflin Ave in Amarillo, Texas.
Ermelinda was the daughter of the late Rudolfo Santos and Isaura Hernandez. She was one of four children. She married the late Enrique Rodriguez and became a mother and homemaker of four children. She later married Beto Alvarez. Upon her death Ermelinda resided with her long-time life partner Tomas Mares.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Enrique Rodriguez, husband, Beto Alvarez, sister, Virginia Robles, sister-in-law Ofelia Enriques, son, Luis Rodriguez, grandson Christopher Rodriguez, grandson Daniel Spears, and great granddaughter Harley Zuniga.
She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Valdez and husband Santos Valdez, Gilbert Rodriguez, and Daniel Rodriguez a.nd wife Elizabeth Rodriguez, 10 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.