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Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2007 12:00 am

ODESSA Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called upon, Our beloved Mother to her Heavenly Kingdom on Tuesday, July 16, 2007. Gloria Gomez Velasco, 71, of Odessa, passed away at her residence. She was born June 11, 1936 in El Paso, Texas to Pedro Gomez and Aurora Chasco. She was a Christian Catholic and a bookkeeper for most of her life.

She is preceded in death by husband: Ismael Velasco, and parents: Pedro and Aurora C. Gomez. She is survived by her son: Joseph Anthony Lujan and wife, Sylvia of El Paso, Texas; son: Carlos Chasco of Odessa; daughters: Joanna Marie Lujan, Rosemary Tarango and husband Jacob, and Norma Chasco and husband Mario, all of Odessa; and 11 grandchildren, Rebecca, Melinda, Jacob Jr., Joshua, Christopher, Brian, Robert, Joe Jr., Ashley, Albert, and Emily. A host of cousins and lots of friends also survive her.

The most important value that our mother left us was to continue her legacy in life and that was to always be that wonderful loving and caring mother and grandmother, always extending that helping hand with great joy, even if you need it or not.

We the Velasco family would like to take this time and express our utmost sincere gratitude to each and every one of you for all your prayers, floral, food offerings and especially your presence with us during this most difficult time. My God bless you all abundantly. “We Love You, We Will Miss You Dearly, but Will Never Be Forgotten, For You Will Live In Our Hearts Forever.”

Pallbearers will be Jacob Tarango Jr., Joshua Tarango, Robert Tarango, Joey Tarango Jr., Mario Chasco, Jacob Tarango, Jose Loya, and Joe Lujan. A rosary was recited Wednesday, July 18th, at 7:00 p.m. at Odessa Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. today, Thursday, July 19, 2007, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Reverend Frances Frey officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Services by Odessa Funeral Home.

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