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Ofelia Farias Aguilar, 92, wife of the late Edward Cardenas Aguilar of Victoria, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 10, 2018. She was born to the late Sabas Farias and Maria Espinosa Farias of Tivoli, Texas on April 7, 1926. She graduated from high school in Tivoli, Texas in 1944 and went on to business school in San Antonio, Texas. She worked at Kelly Air Force Base during WWII. She met and married Edward C. Aguilar during this time. They moved to Victoria in 1958. They celebrated 48 devoted years together. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and served as a member of the Legion of Mary and ministered to the needy as a member of the church’s shut-in ministry. She was a woman of strong Faith in God and was blessed with the gifts of mercy and generosity. She was a loving devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her creative side shone through in her passion for cooking, sewing, singing and her wit and humor. “A wife and mother of noble character worth more than precious gems.” (Prov. 31) She will be missed. Ofelia is survived by 4 children: Edward Charles (Jennifer) Aguilar of San Antonio; Richard (Darlene) Aguilar of Victoria; Norma (Rudy) Monroe of Victoria; Rene (Beatrice) Aguilar of Victoria; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; a brother: Sabas (Adela) Farias of Tivoli, Texas. In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded in death by 5 sisters: Eulalia Farias, Josephine Villarreal, Mary Villarreal, Delphine Buentello and Elva Martinez. Visitation services will begin Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 5 – 9pm with a rosary to be recited at 7pm at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria. Visitation will resume Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 8:15am with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 9am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Adam Monroe, Martin Aguilar, Patrick Wallace, Alex Gutierrez, James Martinez, Carlos Farias and David Villarreal. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria, 36-575-3212.