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Mary Vela

February 22, 1954 — September 3, 2020

MARY CRUZ VELA

February 22, 1954 – September 03, 2020

Mary Cruz Vela, 66, was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven by our Lord on Thursday, September 03, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Domingo F. Vela; son, Domingo F. Vela, Jr.; and sister, Sara Soto Jimenez.

Left to cherish her beautiful memory are her loving children, Debbie Ann (Richard) Vela, Anthony (Antonia) Vela, Mark Anthony Vela, Javier Vela, Veronica (Emmanuel) Vela, Ana Alicia (Samuel) Villegas, Michael (Sylvia) Vela, Aurora (Gil) Hernandez, Domingo Francisco Vela, and Alma Leticia Maldonado; 28 adored grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers and sister, Tony (Eva) Soto, Ernesto Soto, Charlie Soto, Josefina (Jorge) Padron, and Juan (Guadalupe) Soto as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, other loved relatives and friends.

The family will be receiving condolences on Wednesday evening, September 09, 2020 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd.; where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will commence at 7 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning, September 10, 2020 departing at 8 a.m. from Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels to San Luis Rey Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 8:30 a.m.

Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Tony Vela, Javier Vela, Samuel Villegas, Gil Hernández, Michael Vela, Dominique Rodríguez, Félix Herrera, and Manuel Grajeda.

You may express your condolences, share your favorite memories, and sign the guestbook online at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Road, Laredo, Texas 78041; (956)722-8850

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Vela, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

4:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels

1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Rosary

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels

1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Starts at 8:30 am (Central time)

San Luis Rey Catholic Church

3502 Sanders Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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Burial

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

3200 N Meadow Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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