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Mary Montez "Montez" Dodd Vasek
Birth: Dec. 9, 1938
Cameron
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 2013
Irving
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Aintie Montez left the world on a Monday night at her home of 49 years surrounded by her family.

Daughter of Louie T. Dodd and Alma Ruth Lively Dodd. Older sister, Opal Christene Dodd Welch. Survived by her brother, James A. Dodd, Sr. of Dallas, TX.

Three children: Susan Josch, Melissa Fulton and Paul Vasek.
7 grandchildren.

As a Grandmother, the tremendous loss of her first born grandson Baby John was a loss she never overcame.

Montez was an Administrative Assistant and Professional with GTE/Verizon in Irving, TX. from where she retired at the Las Colinas Offices. A Texas nativ. She attended Forest Ave. High School in South Dallas. Her Daddy owned Dodd's Garage which was located on Commerce Street. Currently - I-45 Pillars are in place of the original location. Time marches on.

Older sister, Opal Christene Dodd Welch, preceded her in death.
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My Daddy loved his sister so very much. They spoke on the phone through the years and he would visit her when they could get together. That loving bond of brother and sister could not be broken on this world. Daddy called her "Monty" -- his sweet sister...
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We have wonderful memories of Thanksgivings and Christmas gatherings through the early years. Everyone grew up and went their own ways, but love remains always - God Bless you Dear Aintie.
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Obituary from The Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home, Irving, TX.:
MONTEZ DODD VASEK, age 74, a resident of Irving for 49 years, went home to be with her Savior on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Born December 9, 1938 in Cameron, Texas to Louie and Ruth Dodd, she retired as an Executive Assistant from GTE in Irving. Montez was a longtime member of South MacArthur Church of Christ and Irving Bible Church. Preceded in death by her parents, sister, Opal Welch and grandson, John Bentley Foster. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Josch and her husband Bob, and daughter, Melissa Vasek, all of Irving; son, Paul Vasek and wife Tracy of Arlington; 7 grandchildren, Miranda Montez Fulton Dean, Faith Ryan Foster, Mary Rose Vasek, Charles Anthony Josch, Robert John Josch, Rachel Ann Vasek and Emma Grace Vasek; and brother, James Dodd and wife Patsy of Dallas. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday at Donnelly's Colonial Funeral Home, 606 West Airport Freeway in Irving. Service is 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 25 in the funeral home Chapel with Rev. Andrew McQuitty officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Irving Bible Church Benevolence Fund, 2435 Kinwest Parkway, Irving, Texas 75063. 
 
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 Parents:
  Louie Thomas Dodd (1909 - 1979)
  Alma Ruth Lively Dodd (1909 - 1991)
 
 Sibling:
  Opal Christene Dodd Welch (1928 - 1997)*
  Mary Montez Dodd Vasek (1938 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 48
 
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Record added: Apr 19, 2013
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Your memory is like a candle in the darkness that shines so bright and fills my heart & soul with love.
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