220 S. Getty
Uvalde, TX  78801
Phone: (830) 278-5611
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Blanca Velasquez
Support Staff

Blanca S. Velasquez was born and raised in Uvalde, TX and is a 1957 graduate from Uvalde High School. She has been married to Remijio “Remie” Velasquez for 51 years and they have three children, eight grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren, which she loves to spoil. She is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she chairs the Sacred Heart Festival Raffle along with her husband, and is a member of the collection money counter group. She retired from the State where she worked as Administrator Assistant to the Program Director. She also worked as a Clinic Assistant at the Uvalde County-City Health Department. She has worked as an Election Judge, Alternate Judge, Clerk for the UCISD, County, SWTJC, and the Democratic Party, where she presently serves as the Precinct Chair. She is a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 479, where she has served as the 4th Division Chaplain, 21st District Vice-President and Chaplain. She has also served as the Unit Vice-President and President, an office that she held for several years. She is currently serving as the Unit Historian, as well as being the Co-Chair for the Veterans Memorial Monument Project. She is also a Board member of the Uvalde Service Organization where she served as Treasurer. She has volunteered at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mi Centro de Salud Health Fair, and wherever she is needed. Her hobbies are crocheting, knitting, and traveling. She is a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.
Antonia "Toni" Gallardo Martinez
Support Staff

Toni Martinez was born and raised in Uvalde, TX. She graduated from Uvalde High School and later attended Southwest Texas Junior College and attained a Certified Nurse Aide certificate. After high school she worked for her uncle at his grocery store as bookkeeper.

In 1968 Toni started working in the banking industry, a career that lasted 36 years. Her working experience also includes working at Southwest Texas Junior College in the business office and at Allstate Insurance Co. as an insurance representative.

Toni joined Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary in July of 2005 as a part-time visitation hostess and she also works at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde as a part-time secretary.

Toni married Ernesto Martinez, a public school counselor in 1970 and became widowed in October 2009. Toni has a son, Ernesto Gallardo Martinez who lives in New Braunfels and a daughter, Erika Burt. Erika is married to Justin Burt, a chemical engineer, and lives in Yardley, PA with her husband and four children.

Toni enjoys working and visiting with friends.
Maria Ramos
Support Staff

Maria Ramos was born in Mexico and raised in Uvalde, TX. She is married to Rolando Ramos and has four children, Rolando, Jr., Marco, Monica, and Stephanie. For the past eleven years, Maria has worked for Uvalde Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation as a secretary/receptionist. She enjoys listening to music, and loves cooking for her family and friends.

She hopes that someday she can open a catering service, but in the meantime "mi casa es su casa" (my home is your home).

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