Martha Margarita De Leon Velasquez, has gone to be with the Lord in Heaven at the age of 54, on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Martha was born on May 11, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. She worked in Dietary and Housekeeping at the Palms Nursing Home for 20 plus years. She really enjoyed listening to music and dancing. She loved cooking and entertaining for all of her family, her loved ones and her friends. She enjoyed making everyone laugh and bringing a smile to their faces. She also enjoyed family get togethers (especially the bar-be-ques.) Martha was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Martha was one of the most kindest, most gentlest souls that you could ever meet. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her and everyone who was near and dear to her. She will forever be in our hearts.
Martha is preceded in death by her mother Margarita Abundez, paternal grandmother, Martha Curiel and maternal grandparents Julian and Juanita Abundez and her sister Debbie De Leon
She is survived by her husband, Armando Velasquez; son, Enrique (Ruby Martinez) Rodriguez; her father Joe De Leon; granddaughter, Jasmine Rodriguez, her siblings, Diana De Leon Rubio, Olga (Henry) Velasquez, Roberto (Veronica) Perez Jr., Sylvia (Armando Jr.) Velasquez, Linda (Rene’ Jr.) Cantu, her dear niece April Diana Hernandez, who took care of her “whole heartedly” until the very end; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
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