Rosary will said at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1100 Houston St. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Candy was born Feb. 2, 1937, in Dalhart, TX to Guadalupe Hernandez and Victoriano Placencio. She was the youngest of 10 children.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jose O. Velasquez, Jr.; three daughters, Tony M. Velasquez of San Antonio, TX, Millie Velasquez of Amarillo and Patricia A. Reedy, of Albuquerque, N.M. and son-in-law, Mark Reedy, also of Albuquerque, N.M.; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers.