Cynthia Janete Beza was born Hector Manuel Beza Sr. on May 16, 1976 in Eagle Pass, Texas. and Maria del Socorro Flores de Beza. Cynthia is the eldest son, and in Genesis 12:2 and 22:17 represents God’s blessings and promises to Abraham. God promised: “I will bless you, and make your descendants multiply like the stars in the sky and the sand on the seashore.”
Cynthia lived in Eagle Pass, Texas until February 1979, when her parents decided to move the family to San Antonio, Texas, including a younger brother, Hector Jr. . A few months later, Cynthia’s sister Kimberly was born.
Cynthia attended Kindergarten at Las Palmas Elementary School and then grades 1-5 at Cleto L. Rodriguez Elementary School. While attending Fidel L. Tafolla Middle School, she took a multilingual program and learned Japanese. Cynthia attended Sidney Lanier High School, where she studied Russian and is a member of the National Honor Society, graduating with honors in May 1994.
During high school, Cynthia also attended the Upward Bound University Preparatory Program in St. Petersburg. University of Mary, and a devoted member of the English Choir of the Catholic Church of San Juan de los Lagos. During her adolescence, Cynthia became a business entrepreneur as she learned the elements of running a business by working in family businesses, which included a Babacoa business, a grocery store with a meat market and a restaurant.
With the help and guidance of Judy Camargo, Cynthia started university in St. Petersburg. In the summer of 1994, he attended the University of Mary and then transferred to the University of Texas at San Antonio. Cynthia has an indomitable will, which allows her to accomplish everything she set her mind to do. Although Cynthia is determined to achieve her goals and overcome obstacles, she truly has a spirit of servanthood, which is reflected in her dedication to God, the church community, and others. Cynthia started working at a very young age, and through her work, she also passed on Cynthia’s love of serving others. Whatever the job, she has done her job with excellence and kindness. During her lifetime, Cynthia worked for Harcourt Educational Measurement, where she graded exams for the Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Alabama State Boards of Education. Cynthia also worked for a few years at Tower of the Americas, HEB Grocery and Mi Tierra Café. She was a kindergarten CCD teacher and spent a year as director of youth at San Juan de los Lagos Parish and Shrine. Later, she found a job she loved and really thrived in it. She has worked at H&R Block for over 16 years as a Senior Tax Analyst.
Cynthia is a graduate of the Pastoral Formation Institute at the Oblate School of Theology and holds a Pharmacy Technician degree from Northwest Vista College. At the time of her death, Cynthia was a member of the Spanish Choir of the Parish and Shrine of San Juan de los Lagos.
The night before her death, Cynthia asked her husband to take her to the chapel at her medical facility. That same night, she also prayed Angelito de Mi Guardia on the phone with her mother, Maria del Socorro. We will never know what Cynthia said to God on her last night on earth, but we are sure God heard her prayers – Cynthia reconciled to our merciful Lord on the evening and morning of September 21, 2022 He called her into his loving embrace.
After arriving in heaven, Cynthia was accepted into the loving arms of God, and was welcomed by her father Hector M. Beza, Sr., maternal grandparents Alvaro Flores Castro and Paulita Lara, grandparents Pedro Beza and Gregoria Beza, uncle Manuel Alvaro Flores Lara, Uncle Pete Beza, Aunt and Uncle Oralia, Michael Grimes, Uncle Mando Hernandez and many other beloved family and friends. Cynthia’s husband Ronald Ray Rodriguez, mother Maria del Socorro Flores de Beza, Her older sister, Kimberly G. Beza, and her younger brother, Hector M. Beza, Jr, all survived behind Cynthia. (wife Anita), nephew Darian Carranco-Beza and niece Alana Carranco-Beza.
Cynthia is loved. Cynthia cherishes it. She brought great joy to her family and countless others. She was an amazing wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend to many who will be sorely missed. We return love with love for what we give. We thank God for her 46 years of life, of which we have been privileged. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). Through this promise from God, we know we will be reunited with Cynthia in heaven.
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Published by Castillo Funeral Home in October. April 4, 2022.