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Margarita C. Velasquez was born in El Paso, TX on July 20, 1928. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 21, 2021 at the age of 92 years. Margarita was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 67 years, Jesus Velasquez; and parents, Bonifacio Cortez and Dorotea Ramirez Cortez. She leaves behind her children, Ruth Pena, Andres Velasquez (Irasema), David Velasquez (Raquel), Naomi Saenz, Dina Morin, Orpha Ketabchi, Debbie Velasquez and Paul Velasquez (Carolina); 22 grandchildren and 47 great grandchildren; and one sister, Guadalupe Vega. Visitation will be held at the Pathway of the Cross Church, 3115 Cornell St. on Monday, March 1, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, with services to begin at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.