Obituaries

Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died

NEW YORK (AP) - The Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste” has died. Larry Tesler was 74. He made using computers easier for generations as a proponent of what he called…

Memorial set for 3 victims in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A public memorial has been announced for three of those killed along with Kobe Bryant when their helicopter crashed in foggy weather last month outside Los Angeles. A service for Orange Coast College baseball coach John…

Bernie Ebbers, ex-CEO convicted in WorldCom scandal, dies

NEW YORK (AP)- Bernie Ebbers, the convicted former chief of telecoms company WorldCom, has died. He was 78. According to a family statement, Ebbers died on Sunday just over a month after his early release from prison. He had been…

Remembering Jim Lehrer and his Victoria roots

Retired Victoria College professor reflects on Lehrer's time in Victoria, friendship

VICTORIA, Texas - A journalism legend with ties to the Crossroads has passed away.  Before Jim Lehrer founded the NewsHour television program in 1975 - he was a…

Rest in Peace Abigail Arias

Officer Abigail Arias, the 7-year-old who captured the hearts of many has passed according to family via Facebook. 

Investigation ensues after DeWitt County Jail inmate dies

A press release from the Texas Department of Safety states:On 10-01-2019, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, were requested by the Dewitt County Sheriff to conduct an investigation (custodial death investigation) into the death of a 42-year-old inmate…

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at age 75.ABC announced her death on Tuesday. Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, two members of Congress from Louisiana, and went on…

Joe Mauro Escojido

In his life our father showed us what life should be. He taught that in life we should be supportive of others and always remember where we came from.

Petra Pena Garcia

The good Lord took home a wonderful, loving daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother on October 29th 2018. She lived a wonderful 56 years of her life.

FRANCISCA FRANCES T. GARCIA

FRANCISCA FRANCES T. GARCIA VICTORIA - Francisca "Frances" T. Garcia, age 83 of Victoria passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. She was born May 8, 1935 in Victoria to the late Julian Tijerina and Nicholasa Vasquez.

Blanca E. Garcia

Blanca E. Garcia, age 50 of Victoria passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018. She was born January 12, 1968 in Corpus Christi to the late Adolfo Garcia and Eufracia Soto Garcia.

Julian Q Vasquez Jr

JULIAN VASQUEZ VICTORIA - Julian Vasquez, age 74 of Victoria joined our Lord on Sunday, October 21, 2018. He was born on May 17, 1944 in Sinton, Tx., to the late Julian Vasquez Sr. and Margarita Quintanilla Vasquez.

Francisco D. Longoria

FRANCISCO D. LONGORIA VICTORIA - Francisco D. Longoria (a.k.a Frankie) went to be with Our Lord in his mansion on October 5, 2018 at the age of 59 after a long illness. Frankie was born November 7, 1958 to the late Manuel F. Longoria and Albertha De La Garza Longoria in Victoria, Texas. Frankie was a Catholic.

June Elizabeth Powell O'Quinn

June Elizabeth Powell O'Quinn, age 78, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was born February 21, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York to Walter Clark Powell and Jennie Siachitano Powell. She later moved to Wilmington, North…