Originally created 12/15/03

Mrs. Lydia Pedraza (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mrs. Blanca Lydia Pedraza, 77, of Claudia Dr., entered into rest on Saturday, December 13, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Hospital Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Survivors include her husband of fifty-seven years, Mr. Vicente Pedraza of Augusta; two sons, Vicente Pedraza, Jr., Wilmington, N.C. and Hector M. Pedraza, Goldsboro, N.C.; three daughters, Lydia M. Harris, Grovetown, Maria T. Fountain and Jacqueline M. Cleveland, both of Thomson; one brother, Roberto Torres, Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Marina Torres, Martinez, Caguas, Puerto Rico; thirty-four grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. A native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Mrs. Pedraza has been a resident of Augusta since 1963. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a devoted wife and mother. A Vigil se rvice will be held on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. and the family will receive friends at the funeral home until 9 p.m. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 15, 2003