Rafael Chairez Rafael Chairez, 66, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 in Laredo, Texas. Mr. Chairez is preceded in death by his father, Jesus Chairez. He is survived by his mother, Antonia Chairez; siblings, Maria de Jesus (Antonio) Rangel, Margarita (Rodolfo) Rodarte, Refugio Chairez, Juanita Chairez, Maria Simona (Gregorio) Pineda, Miguel (Josefina) Chairez, Jesus (Rosa) Chairez, Maria A. Chairez, Juana Chairez, Martin (Elizabeth) Chairez; as well as numerous relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 7:45 p.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 8:45 a.m. from Hillside Funeral Home to San Francisco Javier Catholic Church. A mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the City of Laredo Cemetery. If you would like to sign the guestbook or send private condolences, you may do so at www.hillsidefuneral.com Arrangements are under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, 310 Hillside Road.