Mauricio R. Andrade, 78, of Victoria passed away on March 15, 2012. Mauricio, fondly known as "Silver Fox" was born on May 22, 1933 in Falfurrias, Texas to the late Marcus Andrade and Francisca Morin Andrade. He was a Foreman for many years with Auther Brothers and a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Flora Andrade, of Victoria; daughters, Olympia Montano (Sebastian), Miroslava Hernandez (Ray), Yvette Valle, (Jerry Spiegel II) and Silvia Martinez all of Victoria; sons, John Garza (Lupita), of San Antonio, Lawrence Andrade (Anita) and Marcus Andrade (Mary Jane), both of Victoria. Also survived by three children he raised as his own, Jesse Valle, Jr, Nicholas Valle and Erica Valle Lozano. Sister, Narjinia Garza, and brother, Marjil Andrade, both of Falfurrias; 16 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
A Rosary will be recited on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Service to follow at 10:30 am, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel, Victoria, Texas.
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