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Gregoria Velasquez
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Obituary for Gregoria Velasquez

Gregoria Velasquez, age 87 years, passed Friday, December 1, 2017 at Bay Shores Nursing Care Center with her family by her side. She was born on November 17, 1930, the daughter of the late Emmette and Guadalupe (Lopez) Sevilla in Atascosa, Texas. On September 30, 1950, Gregoria married Eusevio Velasquez and he preceded her in death on December 26, 1994. She was a member of All Saints Parish (St. James Church) and a member of the St. Anne Society. Gregoria enjoyed playing bingo, enjoyed cooking, loved western movies, especially John Wayne, and watching her grandchildren.

Surviving family members include her eight children: Jesse Velasquez, Lupe Velasquez, Joey (Lynn) Velasquez, Jimmy (Barb) Velasquez, Yolanda (Jim) Gielda, Stella (Mike) Shorkey, Rebecca Zamora and Steve (Dawn) Velasquez; 27 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; Brothers: Pepe (Chita) Sevilla, Paul (Helen) Sevilla, Larry (Arlene) Sevilla; sisters: Frances (Gary) Wright, Beverly Honeck, Terry (Raul) Rocha and Margaret Sevilla; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband Eusevio, Gregoria was preceded in death by two children: Rosie Martinez and Lori Velasquez; sister: Mary Ceja; brother: Emmett Sevilla, Jr. and Louis Sevilla.

The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday December 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM at All Saints Parish (St. James Church), 710 Columbus Avenue, Bay City, MI. Gregoria will lie in state in church Wednesday after 10:00 AM. Rev. Jose Maria Cabrera will preside and the interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, with the Vigil Prayer Service at 7:00 PM at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to All Saints Parish (St. James Church). For on-line sentiments: www.trahanfc.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

5

Dec

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Service

Wednesday

6

Dec

11:00 AM
All Saints Parish - St. James Church

710 Columbus
Bay City, MI 48708

cemetery

Wednesday

6

Dec

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Cemetery

805 Ridge Road
Bay City, MI 48708


Memorial Contribution

All Saints Parish (St. James Church)

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