Posted: Mon 8:00 AM, Nov 12, 2012
Funeral Home: Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home
June 15, 1941 - November 7, 2012
Felicitas "Faye" Vaca Vallejo, 71, of Hearne passed from this life to go to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Funeral Mass is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, November 10, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hearne with interment to follow at St. Jose Cemetery.
She was born June 15, 1941 in Huntsville, Texas, to Geronimo and Dominga Vaca. For many years Faye was a cake decorator. She worked at Perry's, Kenwin's Dress for Less, Brookshire Bros., and Mumford ISD. Her first job was at the Hearne Taxi Stand where she met the love of her life of fifty years, Joe Santon Vallejo. They were married on April 28, 1962 and they have five children: Benny, Elizabeth, Cynthia, Lana, and JoAnn.
She is preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Marie Elena and Lydia.
Faye is survived by her husband, children; brothers, David Vaca, Sr. and wife, Mary Lou; Frank Vaca, Sr., and wife, Delores; Ignacio Vaca, Sr. and wife, Janie; sisters, Minnie and husband, Johnny Trujillo, Sr.; Margaret and John Nieves; Aunt Stella Dodson, 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and several honorary grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and an abundance of close friends.
Mrs. Faye, as she is known to many, will be greatly missed.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.