ROMA/MISSION - Juanita Alicia Chapa, 54, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in McAllen
MISSION - Leora Darlene Riggs, 81, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, in Mission.
MISSION - Horacio Vela Jr., 56, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at Edinburg Regional Medical Center.
MISSION – A funeral mass for Norberto Ruiz was held Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
MISSION - Maria Graciela Covarrubia, 64, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Doctor's Hospital in Edinburg. She was born to Jose Sanchez and Tomasita Puente on March 30, 1947 in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
LA JOYA/CORPUS CHRISTI – Marybelle Longoria, 57, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Spohn Memorial Hospital in Corpus Christi. She was was born to Eutimio A. Longoria and Edelmira Longoria on October 30, 1953 in San Antonio.
PALMVIEW - Mario Rodriguez, 50, died Thursday, April 7, 2011, at Mission Hospital.
MISSION - Maria Trevino, 65, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at McAllen Medical Center.
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