Narcisa "Narcy" Delgado, 85, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Promedica Defiance Hospital.
She was born on July 28, 1934 to Isabel and Concepcion (Hernandez) Melchor in Waelder, Texas. On April 26, 1952 she married Acension Delgado, who preceded her in death in 1998.
Narcisa was a member of St John's Catholic Church. She volunteered at the Red Cross, and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at VFW #3360, Eagles #372, and Defiance AmVets #1991. Narcisa worked at Zeller's Corp. for over 22 years.
Narcisa will be sadly missed by her three sons, David C (Maria) Delgado of Richmond, TX, Daniel (Sofia) Delgado of Richmond, TX, and Richard Delgado of Defiance, and two daughters, Delores (Eric) Nethercutt of Defiance, and Diane (Rocky) Simmons of Sugar Land, TX. She also leaves behind many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, four brothers, Eulogio (Rosa) Melchor, Oscar Melchor, and Sam (Janie) Melchor, all of Waelder, TX, and Alonzo (Carrie) Melchor of Houston, TX, three sisters, Polly Vargas of Katy, TX, Martha Melchor, and Margaret Melchor, both of Waelder, TX.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Acension Delgado, two sisters, Mary Gutierrez and Luisa Lopez, and three brothers, Henry Melchor, Joe Melchor, and Isabel Melchor, Jr.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance, with a Vigil Service at 2:00 pm. A Burial of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at St. John's Catholic Church, with Fr. Eric Mueller officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
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