Emma Hernandez Velazquez
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Emma Hernandez Velazquez
  • March 2, 1928 - August 22, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Emma Hernandez Velazquez passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was 89 years old. Mrs. Velazquez was born in Camuy, Puerto Rico. She moved to New Orleans 70 years ago and has been a long time resident of Metairie. Beloved wife of the late Eusebio M. Velazquez. Loving mother of Peter Velazquez, Gersom Velazquez, Alicia Arbelo and Annette Hogan. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.



Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass Monday, August 28, 2017 at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am and Mass will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. Online expressions of sympathy may be made atwww.lakelawnmetairie.com.