Edgardo Heberto Vazquez

Edgardo Heberto Vazquez, 92, died Saturday, June 29, 2013. He was born May 23, 1921 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, son of the late Heberto and Basilisa Rodriguez Vazquez. He was a U. S. Army veteran and served in World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Lilia Vazquez; daughters and sons-in-law, Lilia Portela and husband, Gilbert, of Roanoke Rapids, Annie Hopkins of Victorville, CA, Aileen Douglas and husband, Willie, of Antelope, CA, and Judy Vazquez of Puerto Rico; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a sister, Hilda Alcaraz of Puerto Rico.

A visitation for the family will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Askew Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be at 9:00 a.m., Friday, July 5, 2013 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Pius Wekesa officiating.

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