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Maria C. Velasquez, age 84, passed away on May 27, 2022. She was born on July 21, 1937 to Paulino and Micaela Trejo in Hebbronville, Texas. She was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. Maria was a dedicated mother first and foremost and especially loved her role as a grandmother. She loved people and will be remembered for her loving smile. She was better known as “Lucha” to her family and friends. She loved having company over and always welcomed everyone with open arms. She would make them feel like one of her own. She loved to play bingo, and loved to visit with her friends. She especially enjoyed going out to eat with family. Maria is preceded in death by her spouse, Robert Velasquez, Sr., her parents Paulino and Micaela Trejo; her brothers: Rafael Trejo, Ricardo Trejo, Federico M. Trejo, Ovidio Trejo, her sisters: Etelvina “Telby” Ramirez, and Minerva “Minnie” Gonzalez. Maria is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Frank) Cortez, her sons, Robert (Karla) Velasquez Jr., Ruben (Odette) Velasquez, and her brother Paulino Trejo Jr; her grandchildren, Joey Velasquez, Diego Velasquez, Yzabella Velasquez, Ace Velasquez, Heather Hullum, Isaac (Sandra) Cortez, Justin Cortez, Austin (Samantha) Cortez, Elias (Britney) Cortez, Anthony Naranjo, and Adriana Reyna, great grandchildren, Lilly Cortez, John I. Cortez, Noah Muro, Alaina Cortez, Layton Cortez, and Mia J. Cortez, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. Having the distinguished honor to serve, as pallbearers are Jarvis Gonzalez, Gilbert Ramirez, Diego Velasquez, Isaac Cortez, Michael Gonzalez, and Brian Goldsworthy.
Friday June 10, 2022 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Seaside Funeral Home Chapel 4357 Ocean Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Friday June 10, 2022 7:00 PM Seaside Funeral Home Chapel 4357 Ocean Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Saturday June 11, 2022 10:00 AM Seaside Funeral Home Chapel 4357 Ocean Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Seaside Memorial Park 4357 Ocean Drive Corpus Christi, TX 78412