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Obituaries Obituaries

NOTICE: Doris Botts

MISSION - Doris Botts, 98, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Mission Regional Medical Center.

OBIT: Arturo Peña

MISSION - Arturo Peña, 62, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center. He was born in Mission on Feb. 4, 1949 to Arnulfo and Gregoria Rodriguez Peña.


OBIT: Jose S. Longoria

MISSION - Jose "Joe" S. Longoria, 86, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at his residence in Mission. He was born to Diego and Maria S. Longoria, Sr. on Sept. 3, 1925 in Granjeno.


OBIT: Gonzalo Covarrubia

PALMVIEW – Gonzalo Covarrubia, 61, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Mission Regional Medical Center. He was born to Santos Covarrubia and Lydia Garza on May 5, 1950 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.


OBIT: Amelia Cantu Femat

MISSION –Amelia Cantu Femat passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Born on Oct. 3, 1913 to Tomas and Maria Del Refugio Cantu, she had lived most of her life in Mission.


OBIT: Teresa Fernandez

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.

OBIT: Manuel Gonzalez

LA JOYA - Manuel Gonzalez, 89, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at Mission Regional Medical Center. He was born to Jose Angel Gonzalez Sr. and Nasaria Silva on Nov. 23, 1922.


OBIT: Pedro Marroquin

MISSION - Pedro "Pepe" Marroquin, 85, passed away at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.


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