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Rosa M. Jacinto

rosa jacinto

January 20, 1948 ~ June 8, 2022

Born in: Pineville, Louisiana
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas

Today, we celebrate the life of Rosa M. Jacinto, 74, of San Antonio, TX, who entered into eternal life in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Rosa was born on January 20, 1948, in Pineville, LA to the parentage of the late Oliver Young, Sr. and Beatrice Ricks Young. Rosa was the 3rd child of 6 children born to this union. Rosa is survived by her sisters: Dinah Young of Missouri City, TX and Dorothy Young of Alexandria, LA. Rosa was preceded in death by her siblings: Oliver Young, Jr., Theresa Young, and James Young. Rosa is survived by her loving husband and partner in life of 39 years Martin Jacinto of San Antonio, TX. Rosa bore 4 wonderful children: Tasha Young, Charles Warner (predeceased), Keewaytheian Young, and Demetrius Jacinto. She was a dedicated grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 5. Additionally, she shared a unique bond with all her nieces and nephews and best friends: Markeda Clay, Constance Chrishon, Shirley Davis, Pat McCastle, Dorothy Harris, Letita Wallace, Gwen Johnson, Roger Reece, Jerri Gaines-Aiyewa, and Celeste Holmes. She also leaves behind memories, to her four-legged children: Mugsy, Sophie, Jada and Alfie. Rosa received her primary education in Rapides Parish School District in Alexandria, LA. She attended Reed Avenue Elementary, Jones Street Junior High and graduated from Peabody Magnet High School. She was college educated at Allan Hancock Community College in Computer Information Systems. Aside from Rosa’s family, her greatest devotion was to the United States Air Force. Rosa proudly served her country for more than 24 years and honorably retired as a Master Sergeant on May 31, 1998. Rosa entered the United States Air Force at the New Orleans, LA Military Entrance Processing Station in 1974. Rosa duty stations include: Castle Air Force Base (AFB), California, Ramstein AFB, Germany , Vandenberg AFB, California, Osan AFB, Korea, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX. Throughout her military career, she earned multiple awards including: Air Force (AF) Meritorious Medal, AF Commendation Medal with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC), AF Outstanding Unit Award with 3 Bronze OLC(s), Good Conduct Medal with 1 Silver (OLC) and 2 Bronze OLC(s). After retiring from the U. S. Air Force, Rosa made San Antonio her home. Rosa was a servant of God and very faithful member of True Vine Baptist Church of San Antonio under the leadership of Dr. Jesse L. Grice. Rosa sang in the choir and served on multiple committees within True Vine until her health failed. Rosa reached the end of her journey on this earth and transitioned into the arms of our heavenly father on June 8, 2022, at Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center. Rosa leaves behind a legacy of love and dedication. She will be truly and deeply missed by all.


Visitation: June 21, 2022 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Room: Chapel

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Service: June 22, 2022 11:30 am

Room: Chapel

True Vine Baptist Church
435 S. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX United States


Cemetery: June 22, 2022 1:45 pm

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. CandleImageRosa, my sweet friend, I will always remember you. Rest easy in Heaven….til we meet again. Much ❤️

  2. To the family. We will truly miss Rosa and her pleasant and nature. Always with a quiet and beautiful smile fir everyone. Great baker and we miss those cakes. We know she is smiling down on the family and saying “Don’t cry for me, ” I am in my Fathers hand and there is no more pain and suffering. I am in the Heavenly choir and making a joyful noise to the Lord. Amen. We love you .

  3. CandleImageCondolences to the Jacinto Family.
    Our hearts are filled with the passing of your loved one..May God give you Comfort and Strength during your bereavement days. We love you and will miss Rosa….wanting sweet watermelons.

  4. My condolences and prayers for the family, Rosa will be missed by all of us she was special friend to me. We love her but God loved her best.

  5. My sincere condolences to the Jacinto family. She is is in no more pain and is now resting with the angels. She was a sweet soul who always had a beautiful smile. She will be missed💐💐💐💐

  6. Sincere condolences to the family. May The Lord bless you all( The Jacinto Family) during this time Bereavement. RIP Sister Rosa

  7. CandleImageOur family extends heartfelt condolences to the family. God bless you all. Ms. Rosa no longer has the worries of this world.God speed to the family for comfort. RIP Ms Rosa!

  8. CandleImageThank you for being the best grandmother to my princess and showing her unconditional love. You are going to be missed. We love your forever and always.

  9. We extend our deepest condolences to Marty, the children, grandchildren and entire family. We were blessed by Rosa’s gentleness, genuine love and overwhelming generosity, all which modeled a Christian woman of integrity, strength, and power that are evidence of the abiding presence of God in her life. It is our prayer that God will comfort you and us all who mourn her passing. For although our hearts are heavy, we know that God has conquered all and we shall all meet together one day around His throne to forever proclaim His honor and praise! What a time! What a time!

  10. CandleImageSister Rosa, thank you for all the years of soprano vocals, that beautiful smile and all the encouragement you gave me. I’ve missed seeing that smile looking at me when I direct the choir. Rest In Peace. Mr Marty, I’m keeping you and yours lifted up in prayer.

  11. Rest In Peace our beautiful friend….you will be missed by all who knew you! 🙏🏽

  12. CandleImageSis. Rosa was one who left a loving impression on you the moment you met her. Her heartfelt smile was contagious. I will truly miss her and find comfort that she is with her Heavenly Father. My deepest condolences to Deacon Marty and her entire family. Sending love and hugs.

  13. CandleImageWhat a beautiful life she lived. We are so very sorry for our loss. Family and friends please accept our deepest condolences for your loss.

    Joseph and Debra Harrison

  14. Marty my prayers are with you and your family!
    Christ will do exceedingly absolutely above all you can think doing your time of grief!

  15. CandleImageThank you Sister Rosa for always making me feel special and loved at bible study ( Sr. Bible Study class @ True Vine Baptist Church). It’s my prayer that God will continue to comfort and guide you all not only today but for all the days to come.

  16. CandleImageThank you Sister Rosa for always making me feel special and loved at bible study ( Sr. Bible Study class @ True Vine Baptist Church) Your presence Sister Rosa will definitely be missed . To the family it’s my prayer that God will continue to comfort and guide you all not only today but for all the days to come.

  17. CandleImageOur deepest condolences, we will continue to you and your family in our thoughts and prayers

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