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Mary A. (Avila) Veliz

September 24, 1936 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 82)


Mary A. Veliz, age 82, of Castalia, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Thursday morning, February 21, 2019, in her residence.

She was born September 24, 1936, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sandusky.  Mary worked for Barr Rubber and Union Chain for many years.  She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, making dolls, and playing board games.  Mary especially enjoyed her Cleveland Indians and would watch every game on TV. 

She is survived by her daughter Linda (Robert) Veliz-Smith; five sons Raul (Cindy) Veliz Jr., Jessie Veliz, Joseph (Tami) Veliz, James, and Victor Veliz; 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren; three sisters Tina, Toni, and Sophie; brother Jessie; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband Raul G. Veliz Sr.; parents Jose and Teresa (Estein) Avila; and daughter Rosemary Veliz.

Friends may call from 4-7 PM Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, where services will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019, at 12 Noon.  Deacon Jeff Claar will officiate.  Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, and to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 1605 W. Jefferson St. Sandusky, OH 44870.  Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting

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February 24, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

Funeral Service
February 25, 2019

12:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824


Stein Hospice Services
1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky OH 44870

Holy Angels Catholic Church
1605 W. Jefferson St., Sandusky OH 44870

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