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MISSION - Petra Venecia, 75, passed away Sunday, July 1, 1012 at Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg. 

She is survived by sons, Isidro Venecia, Jr. of Palmview, Efrain Venecia and Aldalberto Venecia of La Joya; daughters, Norma Flores of Palmview, Nora Palacios of La Joya and San Juanita Carrizalez of Florida; brothers, Guadalupe Guerra and Rene Guerra of Mission, Rogelio Guerra of McAllen; sisters, Elena Villarreal of Mission, Alicia Cantu of Palmhurst and Julia Rodriguez of Mission; 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, July 3, with a rosary being recited at Rivera Funeral Home, of Mission. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Interment will follow at La Grulla Cemetery in La Grulla.

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