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Arvella Vernet Breitbarth

MISSION - Arvella Vernet Breitbarth, 88, died Saturday, March 19, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center.


Maria I. Borrego

MISSION - Maria I. Borrego Guerrero, 82, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Mission Nursing Home.

She was crowned Queen of Amigos del Valle in Elsa, and always enjoyed dancing as well as singing. She will always be remembered for all the crafts she made as gifts for friends and family.

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Mario Matamoros

MISSION- Chapel Service for Mario Matamoros will be held Friday, March 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Virgil Wilson Mortuary of Mission.


Hermilio Bazan

MISSION - Hermilio Bazan, Sr., 77, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center. He was born to Enrique Bazan Sr. and Francisca A. Ozuna on Nov. 10, 1933 in La Casita.

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Margarito Alaniz Jr.

LA JOYA – Margarito Alaniz Sr., 58, passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen. Mr. Alaniz was born in La Joya on Aug. 23, 1952 to Victor and Evangelina Alaniz.

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Pastor Guzman

MISSION – Pastor Guzman, 81, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 in Mission. Mr. Guzman was born in Rancho El Cerro, Guanajuato, Mexico on May 8, 1929 to Eusebio and Natividad Guzman.

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Paula Trevino

LA JOYA – Paula Treviño, 96, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Treviño was born in La Laja, N.L. Mexico on July 1, 1914 to Juan and Juanita Treviño.

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Myrna Pearl Stimson Sadler

Myrna Pearl Stimson Sadler, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died on Jan. 24, 2011 in Mission.

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Eugene Boyce Foval

Eugene B. Foval (Gene), 90, passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2011, in Peoria, AZ.

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Margarito Rios

ALTON- Margarito Rios, 66, passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at his residence in Alton. He was born to Mr. Maximino Rios and Mrs. Refugio Hernandez in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico on Nov. 6, 1944.

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Delia Z. Garcia

PALMVIEW – Delia Z. Garcia, 66, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at her residence in Palmview.  Mrs. Garcia was born in Peñitas on January 28, 1944 to Diego and Beatriz Zamora

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Natividad Garcia; son, Natividad (Melissa) Garcia Jr.; daughters, Naomi (Gerardo) Garza, Nilda (Eladio) Vasquez, Noreen (Rafael) Villarreal, Noelia (Jose Luis) Chapa, and Nadine (Jose) Garcia; and17 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving parents and her granddaughter, Ruby Lee Puente.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 18, from 1 to p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at L&I Memorial Chapel in Peñitas. Chapel service will be held Wednesday, January 19, at 1 p.m. at L&I Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.

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Theresa Gawlik Martin

MISSION - Theresa Gawlik Martin, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Mrs. Martin died peacefully with her son and daughter at her side, following a short illness.

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April Lisa Olivarez

MISSION – April Lisa Olivarez, 26, passed away on January 11, 2011 in Edinburg.

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Emma F. Garza

LOS EBANOS – Emma F. Garza, 88, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 at her residence here. She was born on Jan. 20, 1922 in Los Ebanos to Ignacio and Maria Flores.

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Domingo Martinez

LA JOYA – Domingo Martinez, 71, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Martinez was born in La Joya on July 2, 1939 to Pedro and Sinforosa T. Martinez.

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Israel Sanchez Jr.

MISSION – Israel “Coco” Sanchez, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.

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