Rosemary Alvidrez, 65, of Anthony, TX, died September 2, 2013 in Simpsonville, SC. Born in Oakland, CA, she was preceded in death by her parents Jose Francisco and Julia Escobar Alvidrez and her brother Ronnie Alvidrez. Rosemary received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and worked for the El Paso, Texas Education Service Center-Region 19 as a Head Start Coordinator. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Anthony, NM. She is survived by three sisters, Liz Keith (Tom) of Simpsonville, SC, Sandra Por (Tom Beardslee) of Theodore, AL, Rebecca Alvidrez (Trish Shaw) of Austin, TX; her brother Joe Alvidrez (Sylvia) of Anthony, NM; sister-in-law, Eva Alvidrez of Anthony, NM; nephews, Tony, Michael and Alfredo Alvidrez, and her niece Teresa Alvidrez Valles. In addition, we recognize all of her cousins, aunts and uncles whom she loved dearly; and the many friends and children of Region 19 who enriched her life. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on her birthday, Friday, September 20, 2013, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 224 Lincoln Street, Anthony, NM 88021. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made in her name, to Bon Secours St. Francis Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast.
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Published in El Paso Times from Sept. 14 to Sept. 24, 2013