Ruth Rosalie Riojas Garcia, 66, of Pearsall, died on October 15, 2020 in Pearsall. Ruth was born July 8, 1954 to Manuela Lucio and Matias Riojas in San Antonio.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law Gina Garcia, siblings Juan Lucio, Nancy Martinez, Matias Riojas Jr. and Antonio Riojas.
She is survived by her children Robert Garcia, Gwendolyn “Wendy” Galindo, Sharon Kimberly Briseño; grandchildren Darian Aguilar, Zachary Chavera, Cheyenne Garcia, David Mendoza, Dawson Galindo, Lisette Velasquez, Jose Garcia, Dustin Galindo, Jasmine Mendoza, Luke Garcia, Alejandro Briseño Jr., Nathan Garcia, Kaley Briseño, Abigail Briseño; great grandchildren Aiden Ureste, Jasper- Fox Garcia; siblings Robert Riojas, Rene Riojas, Ralph Riojas, Abel Riojas, Mauricio Riojas and Feliz Moreno.
She married her high school sweetheart on May 19, 1973. She worked for Pearsall ISD for many years before she decided to work in the daycare business. She became ‘Nana’ not only to her own grandchildren but to all those she took care of as well.
A rosary will be held on Saturday, October 31 at 9 a.m. with a mass following at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall.