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Edelmira Cruz Meza passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at the age of 70. She was born in Los Fresnos, Texas, on July 24, 1944, to Manuel and Esperanza Cruz. She was raised by her loving grandmother, Refugia S. Cruz. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed making a home for her family.

She is preceded in death by her brothers, Lazaro and Agapito Cruz and sister, Rosie Gonzales

Edelmira is survived by her husband, Jose Meza, Jr.; daughter, Edelmira Meza; son, Jose Meza III (Yvonne Castillo); granddaughter, Samantha Gonzales all of Taft, Texas; sisters, Carolina Lopez of Abilene, Texas, Elidia Garcia of Pasadena, Texas and Refugia “Cuca” (Pete) Rosales of Conroe, Texas; brothers, Inocencio Cruz and Leopoldo (Anita) Cruz both of Rockport, Texas.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 12, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Taft. Burial will follow at Taft Memorial Park.

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