(Jan. 29, 2004)
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday morning, Feb. 2 at St. Barbara's Catholic Church for Pablo Velasquez, 15, who died Thursday, Jan. 29 at Powell Valley Healthcare Center due to complications from Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy.
Father Pete Johnson officiated at services and burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
He was born June 3, 1988, in Powell to Salome and Rosa (Ayala) Velasquez. He completed the eighth grade.
He loved to attend school, play Nintendo and have children around him.
Survivors include his mother, Rosa Velasquez; brothers Javier Velasquez and Martin Velasquez; sisters Melisa Velasquez and husband Adrian De la Cruz, Jackie Velasquez, and Maria Morales and husband Victor; nieces and nephews, Erick Morales, Monserrat Morales, Elizabeth Morales and Salome George De la Cruz; godmother, Maria Abarca, and godfather, Victor Abarca; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father in October 2003, and his brother, Salome Velasquez, Jr.
Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home handled arrangements.