Marcelino J. Rojas, 75, passed away May 25, 2015. He was born June 2, 1939 in Portland, Texas. Marcelino was a loving father, grandfather, and friend to those around him. He worked at Brown & Root for 35 years as a pipe fitter. After retirement he worked for the City of Portland. He also enjoyed family barbeques.
He was preceded in death by his parents Alejandro Rojas and Ramona Moreno; his sister Lydia Ramirez; and his brother Edwardo Moreno. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Angelita F. Rojas; daughter Mary Ann Rojas-Moreno; son Jose Lionel (Martha) Rojas; grandchildren Paul Anthony (Ciji) Martinez, Sr., Davina Ann Moreno, Amanda, Joshua, Jaslynn, Joelynn Rojas, Brando and Yonatan Perez; great-grandchildren Caleb Guerrero, Paul Anthony Jr., Isaiah and Xzayvien Martinez and Jayden Rojas; two sisters Virginia Garcia and Isabel Mendez; five brothers Enrique (Estella) Rojas, Santiago (Beatrice) Rojas, Jose (Tina) Moreno, Raul (Ida) Moreno, and Lupe Rojas. Pallbearers will be Paul Anthony Martinez, Caleb Guerrero, Jose Lionel Rojas, Joshua Lionel Rojas, Brando Perez, Isaiah Martinez, and Rosendo Ramirez.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Limbaugh Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Portland with interment to follow at The Palms Memorial Gardens.