Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, November 4, 2003
Martinez receives holy sacrament
On Oct. 11, Gabriella Muriel Martinez received the holy sacrament of
baptism at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church. Deacon George Vasquez, a
longtime friend of the famiy, administered the baptismal rights.
Following the holy ceremony, a lunch reception followed at the Best
Western Swiss Clock Inn Restaurant. Gabriella was surrounded by about
40 members of her family and friends which enjoyed a buffet lunch of
baked chicken, chicken friend steak, vegetables and dessert.
Special guests included her great grandmother, Joaquina Carrasco,
Mr. and Mrs. David Carrasco and John Robert, Albert Urias, Adan Urias,
Gilda Vejil, Patricia Abila, Mr. and Mrs. David Dutchover, Yolanda
Ramirez, Eva Arriola, Mrs. Patricia Matthews, and Mr. and Mrs. John
Salcido and John Paul and Mark Marquez.
Gabriella's Godparents are Gabriella Bafidis and Mr. and Mrs.
Alfonso "Ponch" Bafidis III.
Gabriella was born April 23, 2003 to her proud parents, Wilfredo and
Loretta Bafidis Martinez of Laredo.
She is the granddaughter of Herlinda Bafidis of Pecos and Wilfredo
and Adela Martinez of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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