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Maria Burciaga Perez

November 1, 1952 — November 24, 2017

Maria “Sylvia” Burciaga Perez, 65, of Waco, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017. Services will be at Waco Memorial Mausoleum Chapel, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to service.

Maria was born on November 1, 1952 in Waco, Texas to Fernando and Maria Nevarez. She married Raymond Burciaga and they blessed with two girls, Naomi and Stephanie. A few years later, her son Angel was born. Maria later became a dental assistant having worked at the VA in Temple and also became a dental hygienist in Alabama where she lived for many years with her current husband, Robert Perez. During her illness, she moved back to Waco in her daughter’s care.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fernando Sr. and Maria Nevarez, four brothers – Patricio Nevarez Sr., Frank Nevarez r., Freddy Nevarez Jr. and Richard Nevarez; one sister, Christine Ramsey.

Survivors include her husband Robert Perez of Louisiana, daughters Naomi Burciaga of Alabama, Stephanie Burciaga (Jamie) of Axtell, Texas and son Angel Garza (Stephanie) of Teague, Texas; eight grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also, two brothers, Manual and Joe Nevarez of Waco, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family members.

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