Rosary for Josephine Vargas, 65, of Slaton, will be Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Englunds Chapel. Celebration of Mass Service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Slaton’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Rev. Chacko Thadathil, officiating. Interment will follow in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Josephine was born March 12, 1951, in Slaton, Texas, to Ernest and Elizabeth (Aguilar) Alvarado. She attended Slaton Schools. Josephine went to work for Mercy Hospital in 1972, and began a career working for Doctors Clinics. She retired due to health in Sept. of 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ruben Alvarado in 1979. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Jo Ann Vargas and husband, Frank Garcia, Sr. of Slaton; two sisters, Ernestine Perez and Mary Jane Garcia, both of Slaton; along with four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.