Her Obituary

Sophia Grace Velazquez

DANVILLE — Sophia Grace Velazquez was silently born on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the Geisinger Medical Center.

She was the daughter of Angel and Tabitha (McClure) Velazquez of 707 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her siblings Mercedes, Angel Jr., Jordan and Javier Velazquez; her maternal grandparents, Norman and Pearl Hemberger, of Shamokin; a maternal great-grandmother, Aileen McClure, of Florida; her paternal grandparents, June Snyder, of Shamokin, and Jack Velazquez, of Kulpmont, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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VELAZQUEZ — Sophia Grace Velazquez, of Shamokin. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Hope Church, First and Chestnut streets, Coal Township. A burial will follow in St. Edward's Cemetery, Coal Township. Relatives and friends may call for visitation from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Monday at the church. The Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home Ltd., 120 S. Market St., Shamokin, has charge of the arrangements.

(Published by The News-Item on June 3, 2011.)