Maria Elena Vasquez, age 93, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 18, 1929 to Graciano and Candida Vasquez. She previously worked for South Texas Linen Company. She was a caregiver and provider. She will always be remembered for being a babysitter to all her nieces and nephews. She loved to cook and made the best tamales that everyone loved.
Maria Elena Vasquez is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers: Ricardo (Petra), Alfredo, Willie (Maria), Rafael (Manuela) Vasquez and bother-in-law, Oran R. Everett.
Maria is survived by her sister, Adelita V. Everett, nieces and nephews: Olga Ann, Miguel V., Oran Jr. (Daisy) Everett; Adelita “Terry” Gonzalez, Sylvia (Pete) Garcia and numerous great nephews, great nieces, great great nephews and great great nieces.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:20PM, Friday, October 21, 2022 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. A rosary will be held at 1:00 PM that same afternoon at St. Joseph Catholic Church followed by a funeral mass at 1:30 PM. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are Miguel V. Everett, Oran Everett Jr., Andrew Everett, Matthew Everett, Meagan Cabrera and Alex Cabrera.