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					Sunday, September 15, 2002                                                                  Laredo Morning Times                                                                                PAGE 13A

                                                                                            LOCAL/STATE

*Funeral services announced
                                      Interment followed in the
                                    Catholic Cemetery.
                                                                         ments may be obtained by call-
                                                                         ing 723-2979 or from outside
                                                                                                             Conjoined twins to
                                                                                                             travel for therapy
                                      Pallbearers were Fernando          the       Laredo        area
                                    De Leon, Kurt Kraus, Aldo            1-800-232-7907.
                                    R. Flores, Juan A. Rosales,
                                    Lazaro        Parra,      Juan
                                    Arambula Jr., Juan Andres
                                    Arambula and Rolando Flo-                                                BY JAMIE STENGLE
                                    res.                                                                     Associated Press Writer
                                      Funeral arrangements were
                                    under the direction of                                                     DALLAS — As their doc-
                                    Nieto Dickey & Lopez Fu-                                                 tors continue to consider
                                    neral Directors, 802 Coke St.                                            whether to separate them,
                                                                                                             conjoined twins Mohamed
                                                                                                             and Ahmed Ibrahim have
                                                                                                             begun undergoing physical
                                                                                                             therapy that is better
                                                                                                             preparing them for surgery.
MARIA JOSEFA “CHEPITA”                                                                                         The          15-month-old
LOPEZ                                                                                                        Egyptian twins, joined at the
Maria Josefa “ Chepita”                                                                                      crown of their heads, are up
Lopez                                                                                                        on all fours, rocking back
                                                                                                             and forth, up and down.
   Maria Josefa “Chepita”                                                                                    Each has even taken crawl-
Lopez, a native of La Ceiba,                                                                                 ing motions forward.
Honduras, passed away Fri-                                                                                     “They’re two little wild men                                                     AP Photo/Ron Heflin
day, Sept. 13, 2002 at                                                                                       now,” said Sally Fryer, a         THERAPY SESSION: Egyptian conjoined twins Ahmed, left and
the age of 91. “Chepita,” as                                                                                 physical therapist certified      Mohamed Ibrahim go through a therapy session in Dallas,
she was known to many, had                                                                                   in CranioSacral therapy, a        Wednesday. The 15-month-old twins are undergoing physical
                                                                         ANSELMO CASTRO
lived in Laredo since 1966.                                                                                  technique that uses light         therapy to prepare them for surgery.
                                                                         Anselmo Castro
She was a devoted wife,                                                                                      touch to enhance the func-
mother, grandmother and                                                                                      tion of the nervous system.       sure to the area where the         After three weeks of a
                                                                          Anselmo Castro joined the
great-grandmother.          Mrs.                                                                               “These       kids       have    boys are conjoined. “It’s not    combination of physical and
                                                                         Lord on Friday, Sept. 13,
Lopez was a member of Ho-                                                                                    absolutely responded to           going to hurt them and if        CranioSacral therapy three
                                                                         2002 at the age of 73. Funer-
ly      Redeemer         Catholic                                                                            therapy,”     Fryer       said.   there’s any way we can help      times a week for about 90
                                                                         al services are pending at
Church where she served                                                                                      “They’ve gone from being          them we want to,” she said.      minutes, they are stronger
                                                                         Joe Jackson Heights Funeral
our Lord faithfully.         She                                                                             relatively passive kids to        “If nothing else it’s helping    and more playful, with
                                                                         Chapels, 719 Loring at Cortez.
will always be remembered                                                                                    active, vigorous children.”       them to be stronger, to have     smiles often appearing as
                                                                         For information, call the funeral
for her unconditional love.                                                                                    Fryer gently applies pres-      more internal oomph.”            they kick and wiggle.
                                    DENNIS MUÑOZ JR.                     home at (956) 722-0001.
   She was preceded in death
                                    Dennis Muñoz Jr.
by her son, Carlos A. Lopez;
her husband, Manuel O.
Lopez; her grandchildren,
Jorge A. Lopez, Rafael Cas-
                                      Dennis Muñoz Jr., 21,
                                    passed away on Friday, Sept.
                                                                                                             Fay causes millions in damage
                                    13, 2002 in San Antonio.
tro and Sandra C. Torres.                                                                                      GALVESTON, Texas (AP)           Galveston Island.                  High tides and pounding
                                      Dennis was born in Laredo,
   Mrs. Lopez is survived by                                                                                 — Tropical Storm Fay                County leaders plan to         waves caused beach ero-
                                    Texas and had been residing in
her sons and daughters,                                                                                      caused $4.9 million in dam-       meet Monday to decide            sion during the storm, which
                                    San Antonio.                         Eduardo “Mr. E.Z.” Zepeda
Deacon Edmundo O. (Maria                                                                                     age to public property in         whether to extend a county       resulted in about 44 home-
                                      He was preceded in death
Magdalena) Lopez, Rev. Os-                                                                                   Galveston County, according       disaster declaration.            owners’ property lines inch-
                                    by his uncle Michael James             Eduardo “Mr. E.Z.” Zepeda,
car A. (Nora Carmen)                                                                                         to emergency management             If state and federal govern-   ing too close to the coastline
                                    Deliganis; his great-grandfa-        67, passed away on Friday,
Lopez, Nelly J. (Thomas)                                                                                     workers who have surveyed         ment officials declare the       and onto the public beach.
                                    ther James E. Deliganis; and by      Sept. 13, 2002 at a lo-
Laurencelle of Detroit, Miri-                                                                                damage since the storm hit        area a disaster, the county        The state’s open beaches
                                    his great-grandfather Asencion       cal hospital.
am (Antonio) Fernandez,                                                                                      last week.                        would be eligible for assis-     act restricts how close a
                                    Garcia.                                Funeral services are pend-
Manuel F. (Sandra) Lopez,                                                                                      Tesa Duffey, the county’s       tance as long as its disaster    home can be located to the
                                      He is survived by his moth-        ing with the Hernandez,
Leonor (Ramon) Benavides                                                                                     emergency management              declaration is in place, the     Gulf of Mexico.
                                    er, Cynthia R. Deliganis; broth-     Lopez and Sons Northside
of Zapata, Jose Mario                                                                                        coordinator, told Saturday’s      newspaper reported.                Texas’ land office is looking
                                    ers,      David     Garza     III,   Chapels, 800 Boston St.
(Leyla) Lopez of Houston,                                                                                    editions of The Galveston           Statewide public property      into ways to help beachfront
                                    Danny Garza II and Dustin              Information with regard to the
and her daughter-in-law,                                                                                     County Daily News that $4         damage will have to total at     homeowners who suffered
                                    Garza; maternal grandmother,         funeral arrangements may
Consuelo M. Lopez. She is                                                                                    million of the damage was to      least $22 million in order for   erosion during the storm, but
                                    Rosa M. Deliganis; maternal          be obtained by calling the
also survived by her grand-                                                                                  beach projects and other          a state or federal disaster      won’t make any recommen-
                                    grandfather,        James E.         funeral at 723-2979.
children,       Miriam       and                                                                             coastal improvements on           declaration to be issued,        dations until after all of the
                                    Deliganis Jr.; step-father,                                              Bolivar      Peninsula  and       Duffey said.                     damage is assessed.
Maribel Fernandez, Maribel
                                    Fernando Coy Rangel; godpar-
(Andy) Garcia, Carlos A.
                                    ents, Julie and Alberto Silva;
(Zulema) Lopez Jr., Ed-
mundo (Elizabeth) Lopez
III, Laura S. (Juan) Herrera,
                                    aunts and uncles, James E.
                                    Deliganis, Elizabeth (Alejandro)
                                    Martinez, Deborah Lamb,
                                                                                                             Midwestern soot clouds Texas skies
Alicia (Andy) Lekosiotis of
                                    Richard C. Deliganis, Katherine                                            DALLAS (AP) — A mass            concentrated the pollution       orange pollution warning. At
Detroit, Oscar A. (Paty)
                                    (Steven) Orozco, Diedra              Andrea C. Perez                     of industrial soot from the       this week and sent it south      that level, people who are
Lopez Jr., Gerardo X.
                                    “DeeDee”               (Enrique)                                         Midwest has converged on          to East Texas, agency offi-      particularly sensitive to dirty
(Bonnie) Lopez, Patricia
                                    Castañeda, Rose Marie Flores,          Andrea C. Perez, 97, passed       Texas, creating a haze            cials said.                      air should consider staying
(Mark) Heacock of Detroit,
                                    David Anthony Deliganis,             away on Wednesday, Sept. 11,        that’s stirred up breathing         The cloud also picked up       indoors.
Luis E. (Barbara) Lopez,
                                    Yvette Deliganis, Cordelia           2002.                               problems.                         industrial emissions, vehicle
Jose Luis (Sanjuana) Lopez,
                                    Deliganis (Jose) Santillan and         Funeral services were held          The soot is responsible for     exhaust, soot and dust gen-
Ramon                (Marianna)
                                    Veronica June (Armando)              at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday,          the hazy skies in the east-       erated in the Dallas-Fort
Benavides, Rene (Linda)
                                    Gutierrez; also, numerous            Sept. 14, 2002 from the             ern half of Texas, state offi-    Worth area.
Benavides,             Elizabeth
                                    cousins other relatives and          Hernandez, Lopez and Sons           cials said Friday.                  Microscopic particles of
(Aaron) Murrel of Houston,
                                    many friends.                        Northside      Chapels.     A
Alexandro Benavides of Za-                                                                                     The haze was expected to        soot in the haze caused ele-
                                      Visitation will be held on         Eucharistic service was cele-
pata, Carmen (Carlos) Mar-                                                                                   linger, moving into West          vated health risks, especial-
                                    Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002 from          brated at 10:30 a.m. at Our
tinez, Manuel R. Lopez, Jo-                                                                                  Texas before clearing out on      ly for children, the elderly
                                    3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a rosary       Lady of Guadalupe Catholic
sie (Omar) Gutierrez of So-                                                                                  Monday when a cold front          and those with respiratory
                                    will be recited at 7 p.m. in         Church.
noma, Calif., Jose Mario                                                                                     was expected to blow              ailments or heart conditions.
                                    the Hernandez, Lopez and               Committal service and in-
Lopez, Yvette Lopez, Tom                                                                                     through the state.                  People exercising out-
                                    Sons Northside Chapels, 800          terment followed in the Cal-
(Jamie) Laurencelle Jr. of                                                                                     The stagnant cloud, called      doors also are warned to be
                                    Boston St. Funeral services          vary Catholic Cemetery.
Detroit, Michael (Rhonda)                                                                                    continental haze, carries         cautious.
                                    will begin at 8:30 a.m. on             Pallbearers were Bob Roskos,
Laurencelle of Detroit, Mi-                                                                                  power-plant and factory pol-        The tiny particles are par-
                                    Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 from          Paul Smith, Thomas Smith Jr.,
chelle (Tom) Macdonald of                                                                                    lution from the Mississippi       ticularly dangerous because
                                    the funeral home chapel. A holy      Omar Perez Jr., James Smith,
North Port, Mich., and Erica,                                                                                and Ohio river valleys,           they are breathed deeply
                                    Mass will be celebrated at 9         David Perez, David Roskos and
Jose Mario, Christian and                                                                                    according to the Texas            into the lungs.
                                    a.m. at Blessed Sacrament            Paulino Perez III.
Daniel Lopez of Houston.                                                                                     Commission                on        By midafternoon Friday,
                                    Catholic Church. Interment will
Mrs. Lopez is also survived                                                                                  Environmental Quality, the        high levels of tiny particles
                                    be held at a later date.
by 31 great-grandchildren
                                      Though flowers are beautiful,                                          state’s       environmental       in the Dallas-Fort Worth
and other relatives.
                                    in lieu of flowers, the family                                           agency.                           area triggered a level
   A rosary will be recited
                                    requests that donations be                                                 Atmospheric conditions
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002
                                    made to the funeral expenses of
at 7 p.m. at Joe Jackson
                                    Dennis Muñoz, Jr.
Heights Funeral Chapels,
719 Loring at Cortez. Visit-                                             *Hanna
ation will be held from 6
p.m. to 9 p.m.                                                           (Continued from Page 1A)              “We need the rain desper-
   Funeral services will be                                              south-central Alabama, but          ately,” said William Birdsong,
Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at 8:30                                           some of the storm’s heaviest        regional extension agrono-
a.m. from Joe Jackson Heights                                            rainfall was reported in the        mist in southeast Alabama,
Funeral Chapels, 719 Loring at                                           Florida            Panhandle.       where rainfall has been
Cortez to Holy Redeemer                                                  Tallahassee had road flood-         below normal for several
Catholic Church for a holy Mass                                          ing, and fallen tree limbs and      years. He said some farmers
at 9 a.m.                                                                power outages were report-          “have gotten less than an
   Interment will be at the fam-                                         ed in the Pensacola area.           inch since the first of July.”
ily plot of the Calvary Cath-                                              At one point, 20,000 homes          “We need the rain. There’s
olic Cemetery.                                                           and businesses were with-           no doubt about that,” said
   Arrangements are under the                                            out power in the Panhandle,         Mayor James Grimes in the
direction of Joe Jackson                                                 Gulf Power Co. reported.            town of Elba.
Heights Funeral Chapels,                                                   Bridges linking the main-           Hanna was the eighth trop-
719 Loring at Cortez.                                                    land to Perdido Key, west of        ical storm of the 2002
                                                                         Pensacola, and Santa Rosa           Atlantic hurricane season,
                                                                         Island, south of the city, were     which began June 1 and
                                                                         temporarily closed because          ends Nov. 30. It grew out of
                                                                         of high wind, said Escambia         the season’s ninth tropical
                                                                         County             Emergency        depression. The season’s
                                                                         Management chief Michael            only hurricane, Gustav, sped
                                                                         Hardin.                             into Newfoundland early
                                    ROBERTO HECTOR SAENZ                   By 4 p.m. CDT, Hanna was          Thursday.
Juan Arambula
                                                                         centered about 40 miles               Elsewhere, the 10th tropi-
                                    Roberto Hector Saenz                 northeast of Mobile, Ala.,          cal depression of the season
  Juan Arambula, 78, passed
away on Wednesday, Sept. 11,                                             and was moving toward the           formed near Trinidad in the
                                      Roberto Hector Saenz, 64,          northeast at about 12 mph. It       Windward Islands, with peak
2002.
                                    passed away on Saturday,             was expected to continue            wind near 30 mph, the hurri-
  Funeral services were held
                                    Sept. 14, 2002.                      that course through Sunday          cane center said. It was
on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002,
                                      Funeral services are pend-         and to continue weakening,          moving west at 23 mph, a
with an 8:30 a.m. departure
                                    ing with the Hernandez, Lopez        the National Hurricane              track that would take it over
from Nieto Dickey & Lopez
                                    and Sons Northside Chapels,          Center said.                        Venezuela early Sunday.
Funeral Directors to San
                                    800 Boston St. Information with        Farmers, meanwhile, were
Jose Catholic Church. A holy
                                    regard to the funeral arrange-       hoping for rain.
mass was celebrated at 9 a.m.

				
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