Mrs. De Leon was born in Beeville to Francisco and Eulalia Rodriguez on Jan. 1, 1915, and moved to Houston in 1970.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pilar "Pete" De Leon; three brothers, Paul, Ben and Felipe Rodriguez; four sisters, Eva, Rita, Romana and Angelita; a grandson, JD De Leon; a granddaughter, Sylvia De Leon; a great-granddaughter; and son-in-law, Raul G Martinez.
Survivors include her children, Pauline (Sid) Salinas of Beeville, Pilar A. (Consuelo) De Leon Jr. and Rick (Marosa Lopez) De Leon, both of Rosharon, Josie Martinez of Houston and Don (Lucy) De Leon of Houston; five nieces; two nephews; 21 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Southpark Funeral Home in Pearland. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 p.m.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday morning, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Father Charles E. Lynch officiating. Burial followed in Resurrection Cemetery in Pearland.
Arrangements were under the direction of Southpark Funeral Home, Pearland.