Obituary of Cruz Vera
On Friday, February 10, 2023, Cruz Vera, our beloved mother, went to be with our Savior at the age of 92. All who had the privilege to meet our mother loved her spirit and passion for life. Her priority was always the happiness of her family. While she had physical challenges late in life, she didn’t allow this to slow her down and was always ready to live her life to the fullest.
Cruz was preceded in death by her parents, Sabino Martinez and Maria Ruiz Martinez, and siblings Consuelo Duran, Hortencia Moreno, Porfirio Martinez, and Eugene Martinez.
Cruz is survived by her children Mary Vera, Marcelo Vera, Angelina Vera and her husband Raphael Shapiro, Richard Vera and his wife Yolanda, Domingo Vera Jr. and his wife Mary, Gloria Vera, Isabel Salazar and her husband Juan, Estella Vera, Anthony Vera and his wife Kathy, and Diana Vera and her husband Dennis, her sisters Dora Duran and Isabel Alvarez, 28 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2023, with Recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Mission Funeral Home Chapel, 1615 Cesar Chavez, Austin, Texas.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, at 11:00 a.m.
Internment Committal Services will follow at Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery, 14501 IH 35, Pflugerville, Texas.
The family will celebrate Cruz’s life and share memories at Elevate Event Center, 15806 Windermere Dr., Pflugerville, Texas 78660 following the internment.
Rosary Service will be Live-Streamed to allow those unable to attend to participate. Follow the link: Facebook Live Mission East
Due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Restrictions from the City of Austin,
capacity levels are restricted at funeral homes, churches, and cemeteries.
We politely request the continued use of face coverings in an effort to
help protect our community. If you are ill or are concerned about the virus,
it is recommended that you not attend services.
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