Funeraria del Angel - Memorial Holly

3442 Holly Road, Corpus Christi, TX


Gloria B Valenzuela

March 27, 1946March 10, 2020

Gloria B. Valenzuela, 73, passed away on March 10, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

She was born on March 27, 1946 in Corpus Christi, to Inez G. and Victoria Chica Bazan.

Gloria was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as a grandmother and as GG. She had an amazing personality and always made people around her laugh. She enjoyed cooking and always went out of her way to prepare her family’s favorite meal for their birthdays. She will be remembered for her kind and selfless heart.

She was preceded in death by both her parents and birth mother, Beatrice G. Cruz; loving husband of many years, Martin L. Valenzuela; siblings, Jose Bazan, Noemi G. Bazan, Felix Porras and Ralph Porras. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her children, Martin Valenzuela Jr., Michael B. Valenzuela (Monica Sanchez), Syndie V. Reyna (Jose Jr.); grandchildren, Michael Valenzuela Jr., Leigha An Valenzuela, Matthew Laurence Valenzuela, Syndie Joe Reyna and Melody Joe Reyna; great grandchildren, Adalynn Villarreal, Oliver Kai Valenzuela and Greyson Valenzuela; siblings, Maria C. Bazan, Yolanda Cruz, Rene Cruz (Dora), Mary Jo Cruz, Hilda Cruz and Jo An Cruz; sister in law, Becky Saldana and many other loving family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Memorial Holly with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Memorial Holly. Interment will follow at Rosehill Memorial Park.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FunerariaDelAngelMHolly.com for the Valenzuela family.


  • Inez G. and Victoria Chica Bazan, Parents (deceased)
  • Beatrice G. Cruz, Birth Mother (deceased)
  • Martin L. Valenzuela, Husband (deceased)
  • Jose Bazan, Brother (deceased)
  • Noemi G. Bazan, Sister (deceased)
  • Felix Porras, Brother (deceased)
  • Ralph Porras, Brother (deceased)
  • Martin Valenzuela Jr., Son
  • Michael B. Valenzuela (Monica Sanchez), Son
  • Syndie V. Reyna (Jose Jr.), Daughter
  • Michael Valenzuela Jr., Grandson
  • Leigha An Valenzuela, Granddaughter
  • Matthew Laurence Valenzuela, Grandson
  • Syndie Joe Reyna, Granddaughter
  • Melody Joe Reyna, Granddaughter
  • Adalynn Villarreal, Great Granddaughter
  • Oliver Kai Valenzuela, Great Grandson
  • Greyson Valenzuela, Great Grandson
  • Maria C. Bazan, Sister
  • Yolanda Cruz, Sister
  • Rene Cruz (Dora), Brother
  • Mary Jo Cruz, Sister
  • Hilda Cruz, Sister
  • Jo An Cruz, Sister
  • Becky Saldana, Sister-in-law
  • Gloria also leaves behind many loving family members and friends.


  • Visitation Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Holy Rosary Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 16, 2020
  • Interment Monday, March 16, 2020


Gloria B Valenzuela

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Emma Ceja

March 14, 2020

Dear Syndie and family, please accept my sincerest condolences on the passing of your mom. She was an excellent mom to her children and was so proud of her grandchildren. She was always involved at Fannin. God bless you and I will pray for the family.