Rachel Zulaica Obituary
Rachel P. Zulaica photos Rachel P. Zulaica photos

There are 77 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Rachel P. Zulaica

January 10, 1948 - May 21, 2014
Obituary

Rachel Pacheco Zulaica age 66 went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2014. She was born in San Antonio, TX to Luciano and Antonia Pacheco, on January 10, 1948. Rachel was a devoted wife and mother. On May 30, 1964, Rachel married the man of her dreams, Ray Zulaica who preceded her in death. In 1966, Ray was drafted by the US Army and stationed in Ft. Lewis, Washington; she faithfully followed him to basic training and tearfully said goodbye as he headed to war. During his absence she worked in her in-law's café in Charlotte, TX. Upon his return they moved back to San Antonio to start their family. God blessed them with two...
Rachel Pacheco Zulaica age 66 went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2014. She was born in San Antonio, TX to Luciano and Antonia Pacheco, on January 10, 1948. Rachel was a devoted wife and mother. On May 30, 1964, Rachel married the man of her dreams, Ray Zulaica who preceded her in death. In 1966, Ray was drafted by the US Army and stationed in Ft. Lewis, Washington; she faithfully followed him to basic training and tearfully said goodbye as he headed to war. During his absence she worked in her in-law's café in Charlotte, TX. Upon his return they moved back to San Antonio to start their family. God blessed them with two daughters, Roxanne Zulaica McFarland and Rayanne Zulaica Johnson.
Rachel was a hands-on mom to her children. She participated in school PTO's, served as homeroom mother, and was a leader for the Brownies and Girl Scouts. She was the director of the Mother's Day Out Program and High School Sunday School teacher. She was also the leader of the Ladies Auxiliary.
People were drawn to Rachel because of her loving spirit, listening ear, and compassionate soul. She had a true love for mankind and was always willing to lend a helping hand. She didn't know a stranger and was quick to brag about her family to anyone that would listen. She took pride in being a stay-at-home mom. She worked hard at running a household that was filled with love, laughter, and happiness.
Rachel is survived by her two daughters, Roxanne and Rayanne, son in-law Galen, and her granddaughter Kylee McFarland (Jason). She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be begin at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in the chapel of Calvary Hill Funeral home. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 am on Thursday, May 29, 2014 also at Calvary Hill.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"Mom, You are the most amazing wife, mother, and Momo that this world could ever wish for. I miss you so much. You taught me everything I know about being a..." Roxanne Zulaica-McFarland (Spring, TX)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 18 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Houston Chronicle
Rachel Pacheco Zulaica, 66, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2014. She was born on January 10, 1948; Rachel is survived by her two daughters...

Read obituary at Houston Chronicle.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.