Rafael Diaz Zacarias, age 56,was called to be with our Lord, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 2015 in Pueblo, CO after fighting a long battle with cancer. His family was at his side until the end.
He was born in Villa Garcia Zacatecas, Mexico on October 23, 1958.
In 1995, Rafael met Maria, the love of his life. He then took the role of being the best father to her two baby girls, Annette and Alexandra.
In time, his family grew as they welcomed a beautiful baby boy Jesus and soon after, a loving baby girl Amy.
In his free time, Rafael enjoyed being with his family and friends, fishing, hosting Sunday BBQ’s, taking his getaway trips, being a father and making memories with his wife.
His number one goal was to teach his children the true meaning of “Family”.
He was a hardworking man and anyone who knew him could see the passion he had.
His contagious smile will always be remembered and he will always be deeply missed by every ones hearts he touched.
Preceding him in death is brother Juan Carlos Zacarias.
Left to cherish his memory is his beloved spouse, Maria Olivas, his four children, Annette Olivas, Alexandra Olivas, Jesus Diaz and Amy Diaz. Also surviving is mother Aurora Zacarias Ordaz, sisters Ma de Lourdes Diaz Zacarias, Martha Diaz Zacarias, Luz Elena Diaz Zacarias, brothers Fransisco Javier Diaz Zacarias, Jesus Diaz Zacarias, Juan Manuel Diaz Zacarias, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 2PM-6PM at the Comi Chapel.
Rosary will be Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 7PM at Holy Trinity Church.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10AM at Holy Trinity Church.
Interment will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.
Active pallbearers are Jesus Diaz, Luis Carlos Olivas, Fernando Porras, Pete Padilla and Alonso Olivas.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.