2015-12-16 / Obituaries


RAYMONDVILLE, TEXAS - Safira “Sofie” Rodriguez Aguilar, 61, entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2015 at home in Raymondville, TX. She was born on October 19, 1954 to Ventura and Nerin Rodriguez, Sr. in Raymondville, TX.

Sofie was a nurse for over 30yrs. She worked at Valley Baptist Medical Center many years, was Assistant Director of Nurses at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Raymondville and Laredo, TX.

Sofie is survived by her husband Bonifacio Aguilar, daughter Amanda “John” Boyle from Hallsville, TX., granddaughter Addison Boyle, Hallsville, TX, brothers; Israel Rodriguez, Ben Rodriguez, Juan Rodriguez and Isabel Rodriguez, Sr., sisters Juanita Gonzalez of Beaumont and Mary Elena Rodriguez. Special niece Marlena Rodriguez and numerous nieces and nephews. Step-children; Bonifacio Joaquin Simon “Jeni” Aguilar, Darinna Desire, and Brandy Diamond.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters; Gloria Nieto and Blida Flores, brothers; Ventura Rodriguez, Jr., Francisco Rodriguez and Donato Rodriguez.

Visitations began on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9am till 9 pm resumed Sunday, December 13, 2015 from 1 pm till 9pm and Monday, December 14, 2015 from 9 am till 9 pm with a prayer service at 7 pm at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. A funeral service was held Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 2 pm also at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. A procession led to Sofie’s final place of rest at Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were, Eubaldo Nieto, Smiley Rodriguez, John Boyle, Ben Rodriguez, Juan Posas Jr. and Marlena Rodriguez. Honorary pallbearers: Israel Rodriguez and Janie Gonzales.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring hands of Good Shepherd Funeral Home 1157 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Texas.

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