Age 81, late of Hammond, IN. passed away Friday, December 19, 2014. She was survived by her children Mary (Ernest) Taylor, Tony (Irma) Flores, Romulo Castro, Victoria (John) Tevenal, in addition to numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rebecca was a devout Christian who loved to spread the gospel and help those in need. Rebecca will be greatly missed here on earth but she will live forever in heaven. We know heaven is a little bit brighter today. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother with an incredible wit and sense of adventure. All of her friends and family have memorable, and often funny stories to share. You may show your support by sharing a personal message or story in the guest book. Rebecca was preceded in death by her parents Maria (Ma) and Robert (Pa) Velazquez; her children, Frances (Thomas) Zaharis and Benjamin Castro.