MISSION - Teresa Fernandez, 63, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at McAllen Heart Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albertino Fernandez, and her parents, Juan and Maria Luisa Castillo.
She is survived by a daughter, Tere Garcia of Edinburg; sons, Omar Fernandez of Pharr, Alberto Fernandez of Pharr and Marco A. Fernandez of Mission; 10 grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Dec. 30, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at La Piedad Cemetery in McAllen.
MISSION - Rafaela G. Almanza, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center in Mission. A funeral service was held Dec. 20 at Flores Memorial Chapel in Mission. Burial followed at Catholic Cemetery in Mission.
MISSION - Ruby Borders, 87, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
MISSION - Maria Guadalupe Casas, 75, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at McAllen Medical Center.
MISSION – A graveside service was held Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.
MISSION - Ramiro Gallegos died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at his residence in Mission. A funeral service was held Dec. 23 at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. Burial followed at Lord & I Cemetery in Palmview.
MISSION - Macaria Gonzalez, 72, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen.
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