A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico for Hector R. Valenzuela, 54, of Calexico, who died of a heart attack Friday in his home. The Revs. Barry Vinyard and Edmundo Zarate of Calexico will officiate.
Mr. Valenzuela was born Nov. 16, 1946, in Calexico, where he was raised. He graduated from Calexico High School and from Imperial Valley College. He married Olivia Luquin in Heber on Nov. 25, 1972.
Mr. Valenzuela served as a volunteer for the SHARE food distribution program for many years and worked for Catholic Charities at its homeless shelter in Calexico.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Our Lady of Guadalupe parish.
Survivors include his wife, Olivia Valenzuela of Calexico; brothers, Larry and Armando Valenzuela, both of Calexico; and sons, Alejandro and Benjamin Valenzuela, both of San Diego.