Alamo - Yolanda Villagomez Lopez, 76, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016, at her residence in Alamo, after a very lengthy battle with cancer. Born March 16, 1940 in Donna to Alfredo Sr. and Rosa Villagomez, Yolanda lived in Alamo all of her life and was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her parents. Left to cherish her memory is her wonderful and caring daughter, Rosie E. Pruneda; her understanding and caring son-in-law, Xavier R. Pruneda; the loves of her life, her grandchildren, Xavier R. Pruneda II and Jessica R. Pruneda; and her two brothers, Alfredo (Oralia) Villagomez Jr. and Adolfo Villagomez, all of Alamo. Yolanda graduated from PSJA High School in 1958. She attended Pan American University and received a degree in Nursing. She was employed at McAllen Medical Center for many years and was a House Supervisor. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. rosary today, October 16, 2016, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2016, at Resurrection Catholic Church in Alamo. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Alamo. Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.
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