PENITAS - Urvana Balderas Garza, 68, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2013, at Rio Grande Regional Medical Center in McAllen. A funeral mass was held April 13 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Luis Lerma will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.
PALMVIEW - June Tijerina, 66, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.
PENITAS – Sebastian Lee Silva, age 2, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
LA JOYA - Guadalupe Lopez, 75, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2013, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
MISSION – A funeral service for Arturo Reyes del Aguila was held on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.
MISSION – A funeral service for Dionicio Araiza will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013, at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will follow at San Jose Cemetery.
PALMVIEW - Beatrice Coronado, 61, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 8, at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.
PENITAS - Jose Franco passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston.
MISSION - Lorraine Johnston, 87, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at her Mission residence.
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