April 25, 1969-March 4, 2014
Mrs. Maricela Vega, age 44, of Biloxi, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in Gulfport after a battle with cancer.
Maricela was a great daughter, a lovely sister, a caring mother, and a wonderful wife. She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed.
Maricela was a great entrepreneur in the restaurant industry as she and her husband owned and operated El Rancho Mexican Restaurants. She was a very godly woman and an active member of the Spanish Ministry of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Angel Vega; and 3 siblings, Juana Vega, Gustavo Vega and Ubaldo Vega.
She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Enrique Vanegas; her two children, Henry and Marisol; her mother, Elena Vega; her 17 siblings, Jaime, Eva, Fernando, Jose Armando, Ramiro, Gabriel, Altogracia, Miquel, Bertha, Gilberto, Juventino, Benjamin, Laura Elena, Sergio, Angel and Apolinar; and a host of other loving family members and friends. Her best friend, Yolando Johnson says of Maricela, "She was an open-hearted, thoughtful person. I will miss you, friend".
Friends are invited to visit the family after 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 7 at RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 274 Beauvoir Road in Biloxi. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 Noon, Saturday, March 8 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church where friends may visit from 11 a.m. until 12 Noon.
Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Gulfport.
Condolences may be offered and the online guestbook signed at www.riemannfamily.com
Riemann Family Funeral Home
274 Beauvoir Road Biloxi, MS 39531
Published in The Sun Herald on Mar. 6, 2014