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Mario Abner Gonzalez Martinez

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Mario Abner Gonzalez Martinez Mayo 3, 1948 * Junio 19, 2024 Mario Abner Gonzalez Martinez de 76 años, falleció el Miércoles 19 de Junio de 2024. Mario Abner es sobrevivido por su esposa, Ana Maria Ponce, sus hijos Ana Miriam, Mario Cesar, Sara y Luis Demetrio, y sus hermanos Beulah Aviles, Egla Lopez, Abdy Gonzalez y Miriam Ortiz. Mario Abner estudio Ingeniería Eléctrica en la Universidad…

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Olubukola Atinuke Oshodi

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Olubukola Atinuke Oshodi, 46, passed away on June 19, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on May 18, 1978 in Nigeria. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Morenike Oshodi; and her three sisters, Mrs. Agbeke Osiberu, Ms. Titilayo Oshodi, and Mrs. Olabisi Alli. She is preceded by her father, Dr. Wahab Olabode Oshodi; and her brother, Mr. Olabode Oshodi. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday,…

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Forrest Ardin Thornton

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Forrest Ardin Thornton was born on February 2, 1920, in St Albans, West Virginia. He frequently said, “I have five sisters and each of them has a brother!” At 104, he went home to be with the Lord on June 15, 2024, in Houston, Texas.  When Forrest was 13, he attended a tent revival. After hearing the gospel message, he gave his life to Jesus Christ. The following week, he and his dad were…

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Dorothy Jean Pigman

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Dorothy Jean Pigman, 86, of Houston, Texas, passed away on Thursday evening, June 13, 2024 at West Houston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.  She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on January 13, 1938, and was the youngest of ten children.  She was the daughter of Earl Maxwell Smith and Gladys Mae Smith and was raised on the family farm.  Dorothy was on the homecoming court and graduated from…

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Kathryn (Katy) Elizabeth Burleson

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Kathryn (Katy) Elizabeth Burleson was born in Huntsville, Texas on September 8, 1966, and returned to our Lord on June 11, 2024. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 17, at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, 6221 Main Street in Houston. A reception will follow. Katy lived in Huntsville until she was 3 years old, surrounded by her parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles. After her…

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Jose Antonio Castro

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Jose Antonio Castro, 80, passed away on June 10, 2024 in Richmond, Texas.  He was born in San Miguel, El Salvador on March 2, 1944. He is survived by his loving wife, Maria Rosales Castro; his children, Jose Antonio Castro, Jr., Maria de la Paz Castro, Daniel Rosales, Charlie Rosales, Amy Castro, and Felipe Castro; numerous grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He is preceded in death by his…

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Benito O. Flores

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Benito O. Flores, 81, passed away on June 9, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on April 3, 1943 in Kingsville, Texas to Valentin P. Flores and Elisa Ortegon Flores. He was a U.S. Army sergeant veteran who proudly served his country. He is survived by his two daughters, Renita A. Flores & partner Richard Echavarria, and Bianca Rose King; grandchildren, Lily A. Flores, Julissa A. Flores,…

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Wrayann "DeDe" Martin

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Wrayann, “DeDe”, Martin, 85, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2024. She was surrounded by her two daughters and son-in-law at their home in Spring, Texas. Wrayann was born on April 29, 1939, in Burbank, California to Kenneth and Florence Leonard.  Her beloved sister, Cheramy, came along 14 years later. She graduated from Birmingham H.S. in California in 1957.  In that same year she married…

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Benedict G. Kocian Jr.

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Benedict G Kocian, Jr. (Ben), 74, passed away peacefully in his home in Fairchilds, TX, on June 5, 2024, after a brief illness. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. Ben was born on August 19, 1949, in Shiner, Texas to Ben G. Kocian Sr and Elizabeth (Patek) Kocian. He graduated from St. Paul High School in 1968 and moved to Houston where he worked for…

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Frank Thompson

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Frank Thompson went to be in the company of our Lord on June 3, 2024. He was born November 5th, 1928, in Pittsburg, Kansas to Franklin and Grace Thompson. He moved to Baytown, Texas at the age of 13 and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1946. Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Roxana and his sister and brother-in-law Betty (Bill) Cockerham. He is survived by his children: Trisha…

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Maria Irma Martinez

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Maria Irma Martinez passed to the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on May 31, 2024. She was a dear mother to sons Kevin and Brian Gallagher; grandmother to Alexander, Adam, and Rachel Gallagher; and sister to Marta and Glenn Gorges, Rosario and Max Castillo, Sergio and Mira Martinez, and many friends. She is preceded by sisters Elena, Aurora, and Sonia Martinez.   Thank you for visiting this…

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Nabil El Habbaki

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Nabil El Habbaki, loving family man, died in Houston on the 27th of May 2024, at 77 years of age.  He was born on the 30th of September 1946, in El Chiah, Lebanon. He studied in the Lycee Francais school. After graduating from high school, he studied in the Lebanese University, then began his life-long career in the media and press.  Nabil was a proud Lebanese citizen and loved Lebanon with…

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Novice Jean Wells Bruner

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Novice Jean Wells Bruner, a loving mother, adoring wife, and caring friend, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 23, 2024, at the age of 95. She joins her husband of 70 years George Wesley Bruner, II, who passed away on May 29, 2021. Novice was born March 2, 1929, in Madisonville, Texas to Ted Wells and Lolen E. Francis Wells. Novice was the 3rd child of three. Brother Elon Edward Wells (…

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Jacqulyn (Jackie) Ann Landry Gabel

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Jacqulyn (Jackie) Ann Landry Gabel, age 90, passed away on May 21, 2024, after a brief hospital stay in Houston, Texas. She was born on February 26th, 1934 in New Orleans to Edward and Ellen Landry. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 48 years, Clark Gabel. Jackie is survived by her children, daughter Kim Epley and late husband, Bill. Her son Frank Gabel and his wife Kathy.  Her…

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Raul Mendoza

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Raul Mendoza passed away on May 15, 2024 in Sugar Land, Texas.  He was born on December 12, 1956 in El Salvador. He is survived by his loving wife, Dulce Mendoza; his daughters, Ana Mendoza & husband Edy, Nathaly Mendoza & husband Diego Martinez, and Flor Mendoza & husband Omar Zaki; his son, Raul Alberto Mendoza; and grandchildren, Leilany, Kristian, Kevin, Jake, Mia, and Amara. He…

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Denae Colleen Criss

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HOUSTON, TX – Denae Colleen Criss, 67, passed away quickly and quietly on May 14, 2024.  She is survived by her sister Dona Kae (Criss) Terry, brother Charles Gordon Criss and wife Linda, nephew Henry Edward Criss III, and sister-in-law Debbie Criss. She was preceded in death by her parents Henry Edward Criss, Sr. and Willie-Dee (Harper) Criss, her brother Henry Edward Criss, Jr., and her…

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Theodore K. Tsamouris

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Theodore "Ted" K. Tsamouris was born in Sparta, Greece on January 10, 1929, and passed away in Houston, Texas on May 13, 2024. Services are scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral with the Visitation starting at12pm and the Funeral Service beginning at 12:30pm.  Burial will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery at 2pm. Thank you for visiting this memorial…

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LaVerne Sophie Amalie Schacherl Ball

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Our first Mother's Day without our loving Mother to guide our way through life. She always thought of others, gave of herself, shared her talents, and enjoyed hosting huge party events, inviting everyone she ever met to join her. She would have one of her favorite polka bands or big band orchestras provide the music as she danced the night away with the love of her life Leonard. She missed…

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Marlene Evelyn Brown

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Marlene Evelyn Brown, 92, of Taylor Lake Village, Texas, was born on March 22, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois. She passed away peacefully on May 11, 2024, in Houston, Texas. Marlene was preceded in death by her parents, Miles Elmer Edwards and Frances Christine (Helgesen) Edwards of Wood Dale, Illinois and her siblings Robert Edwards, Susan Pietrucha, and Roy Edwards. She is survived by her older…

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Marrion Bob Jones

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Marrion Bob Jones, 88, was born in Chattanooga Tennessee on December 24, 1935 and left this earth on May 5, 2024. He was raised by his maternal grandmother in Birchwood, Ootlewah Tennessee. He got married and moved to Houston, Texas. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Mona Eileena Griffith Jones, together they had five children. Bob Jones owned and operated a successful roofing…

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Robert Cochran

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Robert Glenn Cochran (Bob), 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 3rd, 2024 at his home in Houston, Texas. He was born March 12th, 1939 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Glen and Iwan (Hawkins) Cochran.  He married the love of his life, Marilyn (Peterson) Cochran, on June 3, 1961. Soon after in 1962, he graduated from Oklahoma State with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. He immediately…

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Craig Edward D'Amico

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Craig Edward D’Amico, of Houston, Texas, passed away at the age of 51 after a sudden illness on May 2, 2024, in Houston, TX. Craig was born on Thanksgiving Day November 23, 1972, at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was one of triplets along with his brother, Alex, and sister, Sharon. They were born to Carmen (Sweeney) and Richard D’Amico. He also has another older brother named Ric. Craig had a passion…

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Elias M. Jarrouje

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Elias M. Jarrouje was born in Martmoura Qobaiyat, Lebanon September 11,1941, and passed away in Houston, Texas on May 1, 2024. Elias moved to Kuwait at a young age where he worked for the Public Works Authority and wrote short articles for an Arabic magazine. Elias helped lay the first stone for the Holy Family Catholic Cathedral in Kuwait where he met his beloved wife, Alice Shahwan. He also…

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Isaiah Ryder Leal-Lugo

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Isaiah Ryder Leal-Lugo passed away on April 30, 2024 in Houston, Texas. He was born on June 10, 2019 in Houston, Texas to Joshua Alberto Lugo and Savannah Kaylen Leal.  He is survived by his grandparents, Melisa Ballester & husband Oscar Lopez, Magdalena Perez & Gary Alan Perez, and Jose Lugo & wife Katrina Lugo; his brother, Leonardo; his aunts, Angelina Lopez and Roselyn Lopez; and…

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Raymond Gergi Abisaber

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Raymond Gergi Abisaber, 63, passed away in Houston, Texas on April 28, 2024.  He was born on October 13, 1960 in Lebanon to Gergi Abisaber and Nadia Malab Abisaber. He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Gissela Abisaber; son Angelo Abisaber, daughter Maya Abisaber, and two sisters Raymonda and Elaine Abisaber. Services will be at Our Lady of the Cedars Maronite Catholic Church (11935…

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Rene Armando Guerra

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Rene Armando Guerra was born in Mission, Texas on August 18, 1968, and passed away in Houston, Texas on April 27, 2024. A Visitation will take place at Beresford Funeral Service in Houston, Texas on Friday, May 3, 2024, from 9am to 3pm. A Second Visitation will take place on Friday, May 10, 2024 at Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission, Texas from 4pm to 9pm.  A Rosary will take place from 7pm…

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Steven Fletcher Hovater

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Steven Fletcher "Steve" Hovater “Opa”, 71, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 26, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on December 12, 1952 in Houston, Texas to Amos Claude Hovater and Mary Ann Hovater.  He attended Memorial High School and was a graduate of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Upon graduating he joined his dad in the family business building new homes. He…

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John Y Humber

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John Y. Humber, PhD, 82, went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 24, 2024.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia on September 18, 1941, John was preceded in death by his parents, John B. and Henrietta W. Humber.  Johnny grew up in Bellaire, Texas and attended Bellaire High School. He spent his undergraduate years at Texas A&M University, College Station where he was a Cadet Major in the Corps of…

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Nancy Taylor Driskill

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On April 20, 2024, Nancy Taylor Driskill passed away after complications from an extended illness. Born on July 13, 1944, Nancy was 79 years old.   Known to her family as “Granny”, one of her greatest joys was the recent birth of her great grandson, Samuel Joe Brown.  Nancy loved painting, crafts, playing the slots, growing plants and most of all, loving and doting over her children and family…

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Toy Gee

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Toy Gee, of Cypress TX, passed away at the age of 68 on April 9, 2024 in Houston, TX after having complications from a kidney transplant. He was born on December 14, 1955 in Indianola, MS to Han Chau (aka Don) Gee and Frances Gee. He is preceded in death by his spouse, Deborah Gee and father, Han Chau Gee. Toy attended and graduated in 1974 from Sterling High School in Houston, TX. Toy spent…

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