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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.

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