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Salome Velasco Voelker
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Obituary for Salome Velasco Voelker

Salome Velasco Voelker, age 80, of Edgewood, Maryland passed away on February 28, 2018 at her home. Born in Manila, Philippines, she was the daughter of Fernando Velasco and Nieces Villar, and was the wife of the late Richard Ernest Voelker. She was a singer, who had a beautiful voice. She also had a green thumb, enjoyed exercising, loved doing crafts, and loved life. She was a woman of the world and traveled throughout Asia, Europe and the great USA. She lived a full life and would welcome anyone with open arms. She raised 5 kids on a military pension by herself after her husband was resurrected to heaven in 1974.

She held God, her family and the USA above everything. Devoted herself as a mother, grandmother and a Roman Catholic. Most patriot person when it came to our wonderful nation and has instilled these values to all her kids.

Mrs. Voelker is survived by three daughters, Florence Nieves Parker, Rubilita Velasco Edwards, Rudita Velasco Voelker; two sons, Robert Joseph Voelker and Richard Fernando Voelker as well as her daughter Lorraine Borders; many many grandchildren; many great grandchildren; 4 sisters and 3 brothers.

God bless you! You will be missed dearly. She was a very strong woman and all that met her were truly privileged!


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Visitation

Saturday

10

Mar

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Post Chapel APG/Edgewood

Edgewood Area, Building E4620
Edgewood, Maryland 21040

Service

Saturday

10

Mar

4:00 PM
Post Chapel APG/Edgewood

Edgewood Area, Building E4620
Edgewood, Maryland 21040

Cemetery Details

Location

Arlington National Cemetery

1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA 22211

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