MARIO V. VELA(1926 - 2013)

Mario V. Vela 06/02/1926 - 01/08/2013 Born in Monterey, Nuevo-Leon Mexico and a long time resident of Bakersfield, CA., Mario passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife Pauline Moreno-Vela, Sons; Anthony Gonzalez Sr. and Joseph Gonzalez Sr. (and spouses). Grandchildren; Anthony Gonzalez Jr, Christina Gonzalez-Vecere, Carlos Gonzalez, Salina Gonzalez, Joseph Gonzalez Jr, Denise Gonzalez- Walker and Mario Gonzalez (and spouses). Great Grandchildren; Justin Vecere Jr, Julian Vecere, Michael Gonzalez, and the newest addition Alivia Gonzalez. Please join his wife and family at the Juarez Hall located at 815 E. Truxtun Blvd to celebrate his life and memories from 11-4 on Monday, January 14, 2013.

Published in Bakersfield Californian from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2013