Julio P. Márquez, at the age of 96, after a long and beautiful life, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was born in Havana, Cuba on January 9, 1923. Son to Vicenta Padrón and Ambrosio Márquez. Julio was a devoted and loving father and grandfather, and was cherished by everyone he met. His Cuban charm, kindness, and happiness were his moving traits. Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Michelle Felix and the love of her life Victor Mercado; son Anthony Marquez and wife Adriana; second daughter Josefina (Josie) Palomera and fiancé Doug Larussi; and grandchildren Cassandra, Marissa, Anthony Jr, Andy, Christopher, and Malvis. Julio is preceded in death by his parents, his oldest son Julio Alfredo Márquez, and his ten brothers and sisters. A Catholic Mass will be held at 10:00 am, with a Rosary said just prior, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 180 Samuel Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019. Burial will be immediately following Mass at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, 1413 E. Irving Blvd., Irving, TX 75060.