Adan "Sonny" Rosa III
1967 - 2021
BORN
1967
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Funeraria del Angel
3611 N TAYLOR RD
Mission, TX
Mission - Adan "Sonny" Rosa, III, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, godfather, and teacher, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the tender age of 53.

Born November 30, 1967, in McAllen, TX to Adan Rosa, Jr. and Alicia Garza Rosa, Sonny was a 30-year veteran band director at McAllen High School, where he student taught and started his teaching career in its entirety. He touched the lives of thousands of students over the course of time. Sonny was the percussion instructor of the McHi Band Drumline. He was also the director for McHi's steel band, Pan O' Steel. He conducted the symphonic band, a few times, as well. He was an ideal team teacher and assisted at Morris MS, Travis MS, and Brown MS. He loved teaching so much. He taught classes at UTRGV and STC for a few semesters and touched many students' lives there as well. Sonny was also a proud member of Sky Ryders Drum Corps during his college days. He was also an avid tennis player.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Adan Rosa Jr. and Alicia Garza Rosa and grandparents.

Sonny is survived by his wife and best friend, Belinda Villarreal Rosa, of 26 years, and 2 daughters, Kathryn Denise and Victoria Alexis who were his pride and joy. He is also survived by his brothers, Ariel Alberto (Christy) Rosa and Adrian Aaron (Yolanda) Rosa.

He was beloved immensely by his family, his sisters-in-law, his mother-in-law, nephews and nieces, cousins, aunts and uncles, godchildren, and his students.

Family will receive friends Monday, September 20, 2021 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Mission, TX from 3-8 p.m.; Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 3-9 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with a rosary both nights at 7 p.m. The funeral mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, TX. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission, TX.
Published by The Monitor on Sep. 19, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
20
Visitation
3:00p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Mission, TX
Sep
20
Rosary
7:00p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
TX
Sep
21
Visitation
3:00p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
TX
Sep
21
Rosary
7:00p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
TX
Sep
22
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
Mission, TX
Sep
22
Interment
Valley Memorial Gardens
Mission, TX
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Funeraria del Angel
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Please know that our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May you have faith and perseverance to help you during these rough days.. always remember the good memories...
David & Mary Isadore
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September 21, 2021
To Belinda, your grandfather, "Menchito" was our mother's brother. Our mother, Maria Pena. Our condolences on the death of your husband, praying for you.
Hortencia Ramirez, Librada Garza and Nilda Segura
September 21, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Norma Martinez
September 20, 2021
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