MISSION – Belen G. Mercado, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
She was born to the late Juan Godina and Soledad Torres on March 9, 1919, in Mexico.
Survivors include her children, Gustavo Mercado of McAllen, Senaida Anzaldua of Dallas, Irma Mercado of Mission, Dora Cantu of New Mexico, Estevan Mercado of Mission, Felix Mercado of Mission, Adelaido Mercado of Mission, Mary Illian of Oregon, Felipe Mercado of Mission, Frances Mercado of Oregon and Joe Mercado of Oregon; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adelaido Mercado; sons, Luciano and Erasmo; and daughters, Elva and Yolanda Mercado.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Virgil Wilson Mortuary in Mission. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. at Virgil Wilson. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission.
The online guestbook can be signed at www.virgilwilsonmortuary.com.