MISSION – Hortencia O. Zamora passed away on April 14, 2017.
Mrs. Zamora was born March 23, 1925 in San Isidro and graduated from San Isidro High School in 1944 as valedictorian of her class. She was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the Mission Historical Museum and a supporter of the American Cancer Society.
Survivors include her children, Omar Zamora, Linda Castaneda, Jaime Zamora and Haydee Zamora; sisters, Olivia Rodriguez, Jovita Rutledge and Ernestina Guerra; and four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Zamora Sr.; sons, Dennis Zamora Jr. and Javier Zamora; parents, Luis and Macaria Olivarez; and siblings, Dario Olivarez, Luis Olivarez Jr., Alfredo Olivarez, Lydia Hinojosa and Elfida Casas.
A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, April 18, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.