GIG HARBOR Lisa Marie Velasco, 45, died March 15, 2013, in Gig Harbor. She was born Oct. 14, 1967, in San Diego, Calif., to Margaret and Jack Velasco.
She attended Mount Vernon Elementary and Garfield High School, and then Style Masters Beauty School. She had lived in Ocean Park for 25 years and where she was a homemaker.
In addition, Lisa volunteered at Camp Victory and did caregiving. She was a very caring and giving mother and friend and she will be deeply missed.
Survivors include her son Michael Gurule of Oroville; daughters, Ana Cutting and Jackie Scott of the Peninsula; two brothers, Jack Velasco of Lakeside, Calif., and Troy Velasco of California; eight grandchildren; as well as numerous members of her extended family. Her mother preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., on March 28 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Long Beach. Donations are suggested in her memory to the South Pacific County Humane Society.