MISSION – Mary T. Saucedo Leech, 76, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2011, at her residence in Mission.
Mary enjoyed traveling and got to travel through Europe, Mexico, Portugal, as well as Spain. She had a passion for education and loved gardening as well as helping other people.
MISSION - Eustolia Martinez, 42, died Thursday, August 18, 2011, in Mission.
The funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial follows at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.
MISSION - Juan Antonio Hernandez, 45, died Thursday, August 18, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center.
MISSION - Tomas Alvarez, 84, died Friday, August 19, 2011, at the Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Prisiliano Salas was held Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Catherine Flood will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2011, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission.
MISSION – Alice J. Menz, 76, died Sunday, August 14, 2011, at Rio Grande City Nursing Home.
MISSION – Maria de Jesus Gomez, 86, died Monday, August 15, 2011, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
ALTON – Rogelio Garcia, 81, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Village Care Center in McAllen. He was born in McAllen to Porfirio and Manuela Garcia.
He is survived by his daughters, Gloria E. Matamores of Alton, San Juana Saldana of Alton, Maria Graciela Garcia Saldana of Mission; sons, Rogelio Garcia of Mission, Roel Garcia of Houston, and Alejandro Garcia of Palmview; and 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Fidelia Garcia, and a daughter, Martha Garcia.
The funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2 at 12 Noon at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Alton. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.
ALTON – A funeral mass for Joaquin Argil will be held Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION - Joseph Allen Weems, 73, died at his residence on Sunday, August 7, 2011.
MISSION - Loeta Schamp, 79, died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
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