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OBIT-Maria B. Velasquez

MISSION - Maria B. Velasquez, 70, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her residence in Mission.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Jose Alberto Velasquez; children, Tina Cardenas, Johnny Velasquez and Yolanda Velasquez; brother, Blas Rodriguez; and three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Guadalupe Rodriguez.

The funeral mass was held Tuesday, June 18, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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