Ofelia Cuevas Rojas, 82, a lifelong resident of Taft, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, with her family at her side.

Mrs. Rojas was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Taft to Juan and Margarita Gonzales Cuevas. She was formerly employed as an office manager in auto sales. She served 14 years as a councilwoman in Taft. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Margarita Cuevas.

Survivors include two sons, Andy (Sylvia) Lopez of Woodsboro and Rick Rojas of Santa Monica, California; daughters, Patsy (Ernest) Mendez of Spring and Sandra (Ramiro) DelaGarza of Corpus Christi; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Cuevas of Taft; and a sister, Alma Garcia of Channelview.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home chapel in Sinton with a rosary recited there that evening at 7 o’clock. 

The funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Taft. Burial followed in Palms Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Taft.

A guestbook is available online at www.resthavenfunerals.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.

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