MISSION – Velia R. Hinojosa passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015.
Mrs. Hinojosa was born on Nov. 8, 1934, in Camargo, Mex. to Jesus and Maria Rodriguez. She worked for Mission I.S.D. and later retired after 20 years of service at Luby’s Cafeteria.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Olegario Hinojosa; daughters, Janie Cortez, Mary Perez and Nora Hinojosa Rivera; siblings, Ofelia Hinojosa, Virginia Acevedo, Hermila Silva, Martha Cantu, Jose Rodriguez and Juan Rodriguez; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Jesus and Gilberto Rodriguez.
A funeral mass was held on July 17 at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. Monsignor Juan Nicolau officiated. Interment followed at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.