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Dolores Ann Harris

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Surrounded by her loving family, Dolores Ann Harris, 87, passed away on July 16, 2024. She was born on April 24, 1937, in Ft. Worth, Texas to J Marvin Estes and Annie Margaret (Beach). Later, she and her siblings gained a devoted father in Chester Leonard Watts, who raised them as his own children with Margaret. Dolores graduated from Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Texas, in 1955, and…

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William Andres Giraldo Gonzalez

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William Andrés Giraldo González, 45, passed away on July 12, 2024 in Willis, Texas.  He was born on August 7, 1978 in Cali, Colombia to Gilberth León Giraldo & Rocio González. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Angela J. & husband Sébastien, their children, Valentina, Évangéline, Gwenaëlla, and Jean-Franҫois; and his grandmother, Dioselina Pedraza de Gonzalez.…

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Yovani Antonio Hernandez

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Yovani Antonio Hernandez, 28, passed away on July 11, 2024 in Katy, Texas.   He was born in Galveston, Texas on July 12, 1995. Funeral Services will be held at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church (5356 11th Street, Katy, TX 77493) on Monday, July 22, 2024.  Visitation will start at 10am, followed by mass at 11am, followed by reflection/prayer time from 12 to 1.  Burial will follow at…

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Vernon O. Hayes Jr.

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It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Vernon O. Hayes, Jr., who left us on July 9, 2024 to be with Jesus. Vernon was a man full of love and laughter.  He loved Jesus, his family, and friends. He touched the lives of all who knew him. He was always willing to help anyone in need. He was a scout master and loved helping his boys get their badges. He loved gardening, cooking and…

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Pedro Antonio Blanco Cabrera

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Pedro Antonio Blanco Cabrera was born in Cuba on March 2, 1962, and passed away in Houston, Texas on July 7, 2024. Services will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at Beresford Funeral Service with the Visitation starting at 11am and the Funeral Service beginning at 2pm. Thank you for visiting this memorial web page.   Please check back soon for a more detailed obituary.  In the meantime,…

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Lucilda Martin Brown

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Lucilda Brown was a beacon of light that has shined since her birth in St, Elizabeth, Jamaica.  At 92 years old, she died peacefully at home, in Fresno, TX on 7/2/24, surrounded by the love and comfort of family.  She was fiercely devoted to her 4 daughters: Mervilyn, Jennifer, Phyllis, and Veronica and 10 grandchildren:   Renée, Ricardo, Kadian, Andrea, Christopher, Stephany, Orette, Dwight, …

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Margaret Mary Cogwin

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Margaret “Peggy” Mary Cogwin was born April 14, 1952 to Robert and Mary (Olsen) Hasselmeier, on Galveston Island, Texas, and passed away July 1, 2024 in Houston, Texas with her family by her side.  She was the youngest of three children including an older brother, Robert John and sister, Elizabeth Ann.  Peggy was proud to share she was a B.O.I. “born on the island” to mainlanders. Peggy…

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Robert Sean Bass

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Robert Sean Bass, born September 17, 1971, in Houston, Texas, passed away in his hometown on June 27, 2024. He was the beloved son of Ann Lenora Hornbuckle and Carroll Alan Bass and lived his entire life in Houston, Texas. Sean married Laura Burnett on April 26, 2015, and they shared nine years of cherished marriage. Sean is survived by his loving wife, Laura Burnett, and two brothers, Carroll…

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Gerred Charles Gaines

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Gerred Charles Gaines, 43, passed away on June 27, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on January 13, 1981 in Houston, Texas.  Gerred’s life was a legacy that began as one of perseverance and strength. As a young boy he defied medical reports that said that he would never walk and never talk. Gerred ended up not only running but participating and medaling in the Special Olympics. He not only…

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Dave Hernandez

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Dave Hernandez, aged 54, passed away on June 27, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Born in Houston, Texas, Dave brought warmth and joy to everyone who knew him. Dave was preceded in death by his mother, Dora Samaniego.  Dave is survived by his father, Ignacio Hernandez, and his stepmother, Virginia Hernandez. He leaves behind his brothers, Yule Randolph and Ignacio Hernandez, Jr., and his sisters,…

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Victor Gonzales

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Victor Gonzales, 71, passed away on June 26, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on July 8, 1952 in Harlingen, Texas to Bernardo Gonzales and Maria de Leon Gonzales. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 15, 2024 in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service.  Visitation will be from 1pm to 2pm and the funeral will start at 2pm.   Thank you for visiting this memorial web page.   Please…

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Andrew Jules (Sonny) Larriviere Jr.

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Andrew Jules (Sonny) Larriviere Jr. went to be with our Lord in Heaven on June 25, 2024 at the age of 96. Sonny was born in Broussard, Louisiana on December 22, 1927 to Andrew Jules (Boone) Larriviere Sr. and Lucille Bernard Larriviere. He was the second oldest child, with one older sister and three younger brothers, as well as three younger sisters. He was Baptized into the Catholic faith on…

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Gregoria Valencia

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Gregoria Valencia, 67, passed away on June 25, 2024 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on May 10, 1957 in Michoacan, Mexico to Alejandra Ponce and Prisciliano Valencia and raised by Elfega Ponce. Gregoria was known by family and friends as “Gloria.” She left her home country, Mexico, for a brighter future in the United States. Gloria was a hard worker and was employed only by a handful of…

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Marilyn T. Comeaux

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Marilyn T. Comeaux transitioned from earth to eternity on June 24th, 2024 in Stafford, TX. She was born on February 20th, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri. As a toddler, she was adopted by her two loving parents, Faye and Lewis Thompson.   She spent her formative years in Austin, TX, spending her high school career dazzling crowds as a majorette, before graduating from Anderson High School in 1970.…

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Ricardo Coronado

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In Loving Memory of Ricardo Coronado Ricardo Coronado, a devoted family man and dedicated servant of God, passed away in Alvin, Texas, at the age of 64. Ricardo was a beloved husband, father, and friend, known for his generosity, forgiveness, and understanding. He lived selflessly, always prioritizing the needs of others. His reflective nature and commitment to personal growth were evident in…

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Edgardo Gomez

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Edgardo Gomez December 2, 1945- June 21, 2024 Edgardo Gomez, known as "Honey" or "Tito" to loved ones, passed away unexpectedly on June 21, 2024, in Houston, Texas. He was 78 years old. Born in Calarca, Quindio, Colombia on December 2, 1945, Edgardo brought a zest for life wherever he went. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering in Colombia before moving to Texas in the early 1980s, where…

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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 Gonzalez, Mario Cesar Gonzalez, Sara Isabel Gonzalez y Luis Demetrio Gonzalez, y sus hermanos Beulah Aviles, Egla Lopez, Abdy Gonzalez y Miriam Ortiz. Mario Abner estudio…

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Olubukola Atinuke Oshodi

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Bukola Atinuke Oshodi was born into the family of Late Dr. Wahab Olabode Oshodi and Mrs Morenike Oshodi on the 18th day of May, 1978 in Surulere Lagos. She is the fourth of five children. She had her primary and secondary education in Surulere, Lagos. She was an exceptional student, very intelligent and brilliant, hence, she got double promotion twice in primary school. She proceeded to Ibadan…

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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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