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    ATILANO VELA JR.

    Atilano Vela Jr., 74, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2019, in Manor, Texas. Services are pending with Hillside Funeral home, 310 Hillside Road. For more information, please call (956) 724-6060.

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    CLEMENTE ‘CLEME’ MARTINEZ, JR.

    Clemente “Cleme” Martinez, Jr., 68, entered into eternal rest, Friday, July 26, 2019. Mr. Martinez proudly served in the U.S Army for six years. He is preceded in death by his parents; Clemente Martinez, Sr and Consuelo P. Martinez and brother, Eduardo Martinez. He is survived by his wife of 43 years of marriage; Minerva Martinez; children, Leticia Martinez, Melissa Martinez (Hector) Ortiz, Yolanda (Eliud) Elizondo; grandchildren, Kristina, Kasandra, Samantha, Sixto, Nicole, E.J. and Elizabeth; great grandchildren, Adan and Addy; siblings, Irma Reyes, Consuelo Aguirre, Candelaria Sugden, Martha Dillard, Amelia Moncivais and Nora Guajardo; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and friends that will greatly miss him. Visitation…

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    MARIA GALLARDO

    Maria Gallardo, 79, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Laredo, Texas. Mrs. Gallardo is preceded in death by her parents, Saturnino and Natividad Gallardo. Left to cherish her memory is her husband Fidencio Gallardo; children, Josefina Gallardo, Juliana (Reynaldo) Gonzalez, Fidencio (Concepcion) Gallardo Jr., Maria Dolores (Juan Pablo) Zertuche, Fermin (Rosa) Gallardo, and Ana (Rodolfo) Meraz; siblings, Amalia Castillo, Margarita Castillo, Raymundo Castillo, Esteban Castillo, Norbertha Castillo, and Patricio Castillo. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gamez & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held…

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    DIANA RODRIGUEZ

    Miss Diana Rodriguez, 59, entered into eternal rest on July 25, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Diana was born in Laredo, Texas on August 3, 1959 and was preceded in death by her parents, Felix and Estela Rodriguez. She is survived by her loving siblings, Idalia Rodriguez, Felix (Marianne) Rodriguez III, Rosalinda Rodriguez, Alma Rodriguez, Olivia del Valle, Horacio (Graciela) Rodriguez; nieces and nephews, Richard “Rick” Rodriguez, Phillip French Jr., Gabriel Rodriguez, Rosemary Rodriguez, Erica French, Estella French and their spouses. A rosary will be recited Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home chapel. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A…

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    Maria Del Carmen Villarreal

    Maria del Carmen Villarreal December 31, 1924 – July 30, 2019 Maruca (as she was affectionately known) passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on July 30, 2019. She was born in Laredo, Texas where she lived all her life. She married the love of her life Jose C. Villarreal on April 30, 1951. During their 68 years together they raised two sons and a daughter. Maria was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, taking family vacations and spending time with her husband. Mrs. Villarreal is preceded in death by her parents; Brigido Perez and Eliza Gutierrez, and brother; Brigido Perez, Jr.  Left to…

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    IRMA LETICIA VAZQUEZ

    Irma Leticia Vazquez, 63, entered into eternal rest, Monday, July 29, 2019. Mrs. Vazquez is preceded in death by her parents; Gregorio Gonzalez and Francisca Montemayor Gonzalez, and brothers; Hector Gregorio Gonzalez and Jorge Gonzalez Montemayor. She is survived by her husband; Pedro Vazquez, children; Arnoldo (Yarazeth) Vazquez, Gumaro Vazquez, Lorena Vazquez, Roxana Vazquez, Genaro (Jessica) Vazquez, and Valeria (Aurelio Jesus) Aguilar; 12 grandchildren; siblings; Sergio Gonzalez Montemayor, Gregorio Gonzalez Montemayor, Sandra Gonzalez Montemayor, Raul Gonzalez Montemayor, Marcela Elizabeth Gonzalez, Martha Elva Gonzalez Montemayor, and Jesus Francisco Gonzalez Montemayor; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and friends that will greatly miss her. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July…

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    CARLOS DE HOYOS

    Carlos De Hoyos, 25, entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mr. De Hoyos is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Carlos De Hoyos and Angelica M. De Hoyos, and maternal grandfather, Nic Inocencio. Left to cherish his memory are his Parents; Francisco and Patricia A. De Hoyos, Siblings; Kimberly ( Arron) Johnson, Jennifer De Hoyos, Madison Fox, Maternal grandmother; Lucy Inocencio, Niece; Alexa Garcia, and nephew; Jacob Garcia, Aunts and Uncles; Rosina ( John) Vargas, Leticia Trejo, Elizabeth De Hoyos, Nic (Veronica) Inocencio, Rick (Monique) Inocencio, Lucy (Eduardo) Gonzalez, Liza ( Rick) Cantu, Jessica ( Hiran) Flores. Also survived by cousins, other relatives and friends. Pallbearers will…

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    VICTOR CASTILLO

    Mr. Victor Castillo passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the age of 65 in Laredo, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Sacramento and Consuelo Castillo. Mr. Castillo is survived by his wife Armandina Castillo, children Alma D. Muñiz, Victor I. (Esmeralda) Castillo and Nancy (Ramiro) Sanchez. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation was held Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Aguero Funeral Home and Crematorium, 4402 E. Saunders St., Laredo, TX. A vigil for the deceased took place at 7:00 p.m. Funeral…

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    FARAON MUÑOZ

    Faraon Muñoz, 72, falleció el día sabado, 27 de julio del 2019, en Laredo, Texas y quedará en la memoria de compañeros, amigos y familiares. Le preceden en muerte su hija, Cordelia “Cordy” Muñoz; sus padres, Faraon Muñoz y Maria de los Angeles Peña de Muñoz; suegros, Mario y Maria Teresa Iturralde. Le sobreviven su compañera de vida (esposa), Maria Teresa Muñoz; hijas, Karla Muñoz (Juventino Fernandez) y Vanessa Muñoz (Juan Jose Garcia); hermanas, Norma “Chata” Cienfuegos, y Diana Muñoz; cuñados, Maria “Concha” Concepción (Rafael) Hernandez, y Rosa Maria “Rosy” Iturralde. Un gran número de familiares y amigos lo despiden y lo recuerdan como una persona que impacto en sus…

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    Irma Leticia Vazquez

    Irma Leticia Vazquez, 63, entered into eternal rest, Monday, July 29, 2019.  Mrs. Vazquez is preceded in death by her parents; Gregorio Gonzalez and Francisca Montemayor Gonzalez, and brothers; Hector Gregorio Gonzalez and Jorge Gonzalez Montemayor. She is survived by her husband; Pedro Vazquez, children; Arnoldo (Yarazeth) Vazquez, Gumaro Vazquez, Lorena Vazquez, Roxana Vazquez, Genaro (Jessica) Vazquez, and Valeria (Aurelio Jesus) Aguilar; 12 grandchildren; siblings; Sergio Gonzalez Montemayor, Gregorio Gonzalez Montemayor, Sandra Gonzalez Montemayor, Raul Gonzalez Montemayor, Marcela Elizabeth Gonzalez, Martha Elva Gonzalez Montemayor, and Jesus Francisco Gonzalez Montemayor; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and friends that will greatly miss her. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July…

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    Maria Ventura Arambula

    Maria Ventura Arambula, 81, entered into eternal rest, Sunday, July 28, 2019.  Ms. Arambula is survived by her children; Esther Reyes, Homero (Gema) Reyes, Jorge Reyes, and Raymundo (Delia) Sotelo, grandchildren; Homero Reyes, Jr., Lexi Reys, Tomas Jimenez, Elena Jimenez, Raymundo Sotelo, Jr., and Irvin Yael Sotelo. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Cremation services will be held at a later date. Funeral service arrangements are under the care of Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, 802 Coke St. Laredo, TX 78040. Condolences can be expressed to the family…

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    Francisco Homero Ramirez

    Francisco Homero Ramirez, 76, entered into eternal rest, Saturday, July 27, 2019.  Mr. Ramriez  is preceded in death by his parents; Joaquin Ramirez and Maria D. Ramirez; brothers, Antonio Ramriez, Joaquin Ramirez, Jr. and Reynaldo Ramirez. He is survived by his; siblings, Angelita Treviño, Marciana (Martin) Benavides, Blanca Ramirez, Benito (Nelly) Ramirez, Juan Ramirez, Maria Delfina Taylor and Rodolfo Ramirez; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and friends that will greatly miss him. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral Services will be Friday, August 2,…

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    Clemente Martinez, Jr.

    Clemente Martinez, Jr., 68, entered into eternal rest, Friday, July 26, 2019.  Mr. Martinez is preceded in death by his parents; Clemente Martinez, Jr and Consuelo P. Martinez and brother, Eduardo Martinez. He is survived by his; wife of 43 years of marriage, Minerva Martinez; children, Leticia Martinez, Melissa Martinez (Hector) Ortiz, Yolanda (Eliud) Elizondo; grandchildren, Kristina, Kasandra, Samantha, Sixto, Nicole, E.J. and Elizabeth; great grandchildren, Adan and Addy; siblings, Irma Reyes, Consuelo Aguirre, Candelaria Sugden, Martha Dillard, Amelia Moncivais and Nora Guajardo; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and friends that will greatly miss him. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019, from 5:00 pm to…

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    Carlos De Hoyos

      Carlos De Hoyos,25, entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mr. De Hoyos is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Carlos De Hoyos and Angelica M. De Hoyos, and maternal grandfather, Nic Inocencio. Left to cherish his memory are his Parents; Francisco and Patricia A. De Hoyos, Siblings; Kimberly ( Arron) Johnson, Jennifer De Hoyos, Madison Fox, Maternal grandmother; Lucy Inocencio, Niece; Alexa Garcia, and  nephew; Jacob Garcia, Aunts and Uncles; Rosina ( John) Vargas, Leticia Trejo, Elizabeth De Hoyos, Nic (Veronica) Inocencio, Rick (Monique) Inocencio, Lucy (Eduardo) Gonzalez, Liza ( Rick) Cantu, Jessica ( Hiran) Flores. Also survived by cousins, other relatives and friends. Pallbearers will…

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    Rosa Maria Saenz Rigal

    Lovely Rosa Maria Saenz Rigal entered into everlasting peace on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 91. The family received condolences on Tuesday, July 16th, at Alamo City Church with Vigil and Memorial Services from 1 to 5:00 PM. Cremation was at a later date. Rosa Maria was born February 12, 1928, in Laredo, and being a military family traveled much around the world. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Ernesto Rigal and son, Xavier Rigal. Also, by her parents, Pablo and Sara Saenz, brother, Pablo Saenz, Jr., sisters, Carmen Saenz Uribe, Alicia Saenz, Esther Saenz Salinas, and Irene Saenz Barrow.…

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    Corey Allen Haro

    Corey Allen Haro, 30, entered into eternal rest, Monday, July 22, 2019. Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Adriana Haro and Jorge A. Haro; stepbrother, Nicholas Haro; grandmother, aunts, uncles, cousins and other family. The family will receive guests Friday, July 26, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm for a memorial visitation at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services.  A holy rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm. Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com  

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    MARIA DEL SOCORRO RIOS VDA. DE PAEZ

    El martes 23 de julio del 2019 entro a su descanso eterno en la ciudad de Laredo la Sra. Maria del Socorro Ríos vda. de Páez. Le preceden en muerte su esposo: Raymundo Páez Montemayor; papas: Herculano y Perfecta Ríos; hermana: Elvira Ríos; hermanos: Maximino Ríos y Jose Gómez; yerno: Eduardo Barreda. Le sobreviven y piden se eleven sus oraciones por su eterno descanso sus hijos: Raymundo (Lupita) Páez, Francisco Javier (Melissa) Páez, M.D., Ilsalinda P. Barreda; nietos: Cristina (Guillermo Sánchez) Páez, Raymundo J. Páez, Stephanie (Mitch Flax) Páez, Máyela C. Barreda, Ilsalinda Barreda; hermana: Irma Angélica Ríos vda. de Sosa al igual que un gran número de sobrinos, sobrinas,…

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    ARTURO ‘TURI’ RODRIGUEZ, JR.

    Arturo “Turi” Rodriguez, Jr., 32, entered into eternal rest, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Mr. Rodriguez is survived by his wife; Carla M. Rodriguez, children; Sofia Alexis Rodriguez, Sabrina Alexsa Rodriguez, Samantha Aileen Rodriguez, siblings; Laura (Julio) Elozua, Roberto Rodriguez, Carlos Rodriguez, and David (Perla) Rodriguez, father; Frank Perez, nephews and nieces; Brianna, Juan, Julieta, Kyara, Kendra, David Jr., and Matthew. Visitation will be held Friday, July 26, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, where a rosary will be held at 7:00 pm. Cremation services will be held at a later date. Funeral service arrangements are under the care of Nieto Funeral Home &…

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    REYMUNDO CANDELARIO DE HOYOS

    Reymundo Candelario De Hoyos, 82, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019 in Laredo, Texas. Reymundo worked as a factory foreman for the Peter Cooper Glue Factory for 19 years in Carrollville, Wisconsin before moving back to Texas with his family. Always industrious, he and his five sons built the home in Oilton, Texas, where he eventually retired to and where he loved to sit on the front porch with his wife, Pepa, and his dog, Sparky. He was a loyal husband, an incredible father, an adoring grandpa and a highly revered friend to many. Mr. De Hoyos is preceded in death by his son Raymond De Hoyos. Left to…

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    RICHARD A. DOUGHERTY

    Richard A. Dougherty, 92, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Dougherty was born in Laredo, Texas and was a lifelong resident. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army and was duly awarded with the Atlantic Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal and the Army Occupational Medal. He will be dearly missed by all whose lives he touched. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Josefina Dougherty; his beloved wife, Bertha Dougherty; siblings, Edward Dougherty and Alice Sanchez Dougherty. He is survived by his children, Patricia Dougherty, Richard A. Dougherty Jr., Sandra Dougherty and Robert Dougherty; grandchildren, Arturo (Cynthia)…

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    SILVIA I. MONTOYA

    Silvia I. Montoya was called by the Lord on July 18, 2019. She was born on January 16, 1958 in Eagle Pass, TX. Silvia was dedicated to God, her family and country. Her grandchildren were the loves of her life. She was a dedicated, outstanding and an awarded employee for I & NS and Department of Homeland Security for over 33 years. She was an avid golfer with many golfing buddies, too many to mention. Silvia always celebrated the accomplishments of her friends and family and placed the needs of others before herself. She is preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Maria Esther Ibarra, son Jose Guerrero Jr.…

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    ANA MARIA VITELA

    Ana Maria Vitela, age 74, passed away on July 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francisco Vitela, parents: Calixto Gutierrez Renteria & Ninfa Gutierrez, & sister: Esther (Guillermo) Gutierrez. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Ana Maria (Enrique Rene) Castro, Mayra T. Vitela, Adriana (Efrain) Leon, & Cecilia (Maurilio) Roldan, brother, Victor Manuel (Francisca) Gutierrez, sisters: Graciela (Martin) Tovar & Thelma (+Adolfo) Perez,14 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Gamez and Sons Funeral Home & Cremation Services where a rosary will be recited at 7:00pm. Funeral services…

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    CORINA GARZA

    Corina Garza, 62, was called by the Lord to her resting place in heaven Saturday, July 20, 2019. Corina graduated from Martin High School “Class of 75” and pursued a career as a phlebotomist. She worked at the Plasma Center, Mery Hospital and Health Check. Corina enjoyed caring for others and had a heart for helping people. Corina was a wife, loving mother, beautiful sister, aunt and friend. She was loved by many. Corina is preceded in death by her parents, Zenaido and Gloria de la Rosa. She leaves behind her husband, Raymundo Garza, daughter, Johanna Garza; son Raymundo (Kimberly) Garza Jr.; sisters, Cynthia (Valeriano) Hernandez, Priscilla (Manuel) Medina, Patricia…

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    JUANITA HUIZAR

    Juanita Huizar, 74, entered into eternal rest, Thursday, July 18, 2019. Ms. Huizar is preceded in death by her husband; Roberto Huizar, parents; Gumesindo and Amalia De Jesus Lara, and daughter; Juanita Huizar. She is survived by her children; Maria Esther Huizar, Roberto (Claudia) Huizar, Jr., Enrique (Sonia) Huizar, Jose Adrian (Rebecca) Huizar, Yesenia Huizar, Nancy Huizar, and Juan Pablo (Melissa) Huizar, 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, siblings; Petra Padilla and Gumesindo Lara, Jr.; as well as nephews, nieces, other family members and friends that will greatly miss her. The family will receive guest Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation…

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    ANASTACIO G. GARZA

    Anastacio G. Garza, 87, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife: Barbara Tina Little Garza; parents: Anastacio and Adela Villarreal Garza; brother: Alfonso Garza; and sister: Irma Garza Torres. He is survived by his children, Mark (Judy) Garza, Monica (Joseph) Gonzalez, Matthew (Norma) Garza; grandchildren, Maritza (Richard) Benavides, Marcos Garza, Christopher Garza, Melanie (Eric) Oliva, Jason (Brenda) Gonzalez, Amanda Garza; great-grandchildren, Ricky Benavides, Lily Benavides, Evelyn Oliva, Mila Oliva, Jaybree Gonzalez; sister-in-law: Mary Pearl Shinn. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends. On behalf of the family, they extend their most sincere…

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    JORGE E. GRACIA

    Jorge E. Gracia, 74, passed away July 18, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas after a short courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born November 21, 1944 in Laredo, Texas to Catarino and Hortencia R. Gracia. Jorge spent his childhood in Escobas, Texas, alongside his parents, siblings, and extended family. Jorge subsequently graduated from Holding Institute in Laredo, Texas in 1962. He began his college education at Laredo Junior College and then transferred to Texas A&I University in Kingsville, Texas. There, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education in 1967. After graduation, he was employed by Zapata County Independent School District and taught 4th grade for a year.…

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    Mariana Garcia

    Mariana Garcia, 49, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  She is survived by her, children; Manuela (Joelie) Trevino, Alfredo (Kimberly Torres) Garcia, Angelica ( Johnathan) Hernandez, grandchildren; Joelie Trevino Jr., Jose Trevino, Marlyn Trevino, Jaden Trevino, Sadie Garcia, Zoe Flores, Alfredo Garcia Jr., Sofia Hernandez, Angel Hernandez.   Visitation will be held Sunday, July 28, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.   Funeral services will be held Monday, July 29, 2019  from the funeral home to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.   Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am.   Interment will follow immediately in…

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    Arturo “Turi” Rodriguez Jr

    Arturo “Turi” Rodriguez, Jr., 32, entered into eternal rest, Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mr. Rodriguez is survived by his wife; Carla M. Rodriguez, children; Sofia Alexis Rodriguez, Sabrina Alexsa Rodriguez, Samantha Aileen Rodriguez, siblings; Laura (Julio) Elozua, Roberto Rodriguez, Carlos Rodriguez, and David (Perla) Rodriguez, father; Frank Perez, nephews and nieces; Brianna, Juan, Julieta, Kyara, Kendra, David Jr., and Matthew. Visitation will be held Friday, July 26, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, where a rosary will be held at 7:00 pm. Cremation services will be held at a later date. Funeral service arrangements are under the care of Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory,…

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    Juanita Huizar

    Juanita Huizar, 74, entered into eternal rest, Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Ms. Huizar is preceded in death by her husband; Roberto Huizar, parents; Gumesindo and Amalia De Jesus Lara, and daughter; Juanita Huizar. She is survived by her children; Maria Esther Huizar, Roberto (Claudia) Huizar, Jr., Enrique (Sonia) Huizar, Jose Adrian (Rebecca) Huizar, Yesenia Huizar, Nancy Huizar, and Juan Pablo (Melissa) Huizar, 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, siblings; Petra Padilla and Gumesindo Lara, Jr.; as well as nephews, nieces, other family members and friends that will greatly miss her. The family will receive guest Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation…

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    Corina Garza

    Corina Garza, 62, was called by the Lord to her resting place in heaven Saturday, July 20, 2019. Corina graduated from Martin High School “Class of 75” and pursued a career as a phlebotomist.  She worked at the Plasma Center, Mery Hospital and Health Check.  Corina enjoyed caring for others and had a heart for helping people. Corina was a wife, loving mother, beautiful sister, aunt and friend. She was loved by many. Corina is preceded in death by her parents, Zenaido and Gloria de la Rosa. She leaves behind her husband, Raymundo Garza, daughter, Johanna Garza; son Raymundo (Kimberly) Garza Jr.; sisters, Cynthia (Valeriano) Hernandez, Priscilla (Manuel) Medina, Patricia…

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    FRANCISCO JESUS “PANCHO” MEDELLIN

    Francisco Jesus “Pancho” Medellin, 76 of Laredo, TX, passed away peacefully at his home in San Antonio, TX surrounded by family and friends on Friday, July 5, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Zoraida Medellin; daughters Dianna and Belinda; son and daughter-in-law Francisco Jr. and Kate Medellin; and his three beloved grandchildren, Anissa “Paloma”and Samantha ”Maya” Belford and Sean “Chubo” Hynes. He is also survived by his sisters Toni Tenorio and Margie Garza; brothers and sister-in-laws Jose and Terri Medellin, Sergio and Gloriangie Medellin, David and Rosaura Medellin, Peter and Dora Medellin; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Maria and…

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    FRANCISCO JESUS ‘PANCHO’ MEDELLIN

    Francisco Jesus “Pancho” Medellin, 76 of Laredo, TX, passed away peacefully at his home in San Antonio, TX surrounded by family and friends on Friday, July 5, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Zoraida Medellin; daughters Dianna and Belinda; son and daughter-in-law Francisco Jr. and Kate Medellin; and his three beloved grandchildren, Anissa “Paloma”and Samantha ”Maya” Belford and Sean “Chubo” Hynes. He is also survived by his sisters Toni Tenorio and Margie Garza; brothers and sister-in-laws Jose and Terri Medellin, Sergio and Gloriangie Medellin, David and Rosaura Medellin, Peter and Dora Medellin; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Maria and…

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    RENE MARIO AGUIRRE

    Rene Mario Aguirre, 35, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Laredo, Texas. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a Vigil of the Deceased, officiated by Rev. Deacon Hector D. Hernandez, will be held at 7 p.m. in the Hernandez, Lopez and Sons, Northside Chapels, 800 Boston St. on San Bernardo Ave. Funeral services will begin departing the funeral home chapel at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Committal services and interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. www.HernandezLopezFH.com.

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    GUADALUPE E. TOLER

    Mrs. Guadalupe E. Toler passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Guadalupe, 87, was born on December 12, 1931 in Zapata, TX. Everybody loves a Role Model… So everybody loved “Lupita.” Funeral services have been entrusted to and are pending at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Road, Laredo, Texas 78041; (956)722-8850. For service information, please visit our website at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com.

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    MARIA GUADALUPE GUERRERO

    Maria Guadalupe Guerrero, age 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, after an extensive battle with diabetes and heart disease. Simply and affectionately known as “Lupe,” or “La hermana Guerrero,” by her friends and fellow Jehovah’s Witnesses, ama was simple, humble, independent, compassionate, and witty. Compassionate in many ways, mom never met a stranger. She was always willing to lend a helping hand to those who were less fortunate, even when she had little to give. She definitely embodied Ephesians 4:32 which states in part, “become kind to one another, tenderly compassionate.” Her compassionate trait is one she passed on to all of us. We fondly remember the…

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    BLAS SIFUENTES JR.

    Blas Sifuentes Jr., 96, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Laredo, Texas. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a Vigil of the Deceased will be held at 7 p.m. in the Hernandez, Lopez and Sons, Northside Chapels, 800 Boston St. on San Bernardo Ave. Funeral services will begin departing the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Committal services and interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. www.HernandezLopezFH.com

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    Maria A. “Conny” Olvera

    Maria A. “Conny” Olvera, 48, entered into eternal rest, Sunday, July 14, 2019.  Ms. Olvera is survived by her son; Miguel Galarzar, Jr., siblings; Maria G. Hernandez, Maria De Jesus Olvera, Alberto Olvera, Alfredo Gonzalez, and Jose Gonzalez, and nephews; Juan E. (Liliana) Hernandez, David (Sandy) Hernandez, and Jose Luis Joya. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 7:00 am to 10:00 am at Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, where a chapel service will begin at 10:00 am. Interment will follow immediately at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Funeral service arrangements are under the care of Nieto Funeral Home & Crematory, 802 Coke St. Laredo, TX 78040. Condolences can be…