Estrella Marced Vega Arista, 94, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 3rd. Mrs. Vega was a longtime teacher at the Wallace-Rosehill High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luis R. Vega and son, Francis Vega.
Surviving are: two sons, Luis Vega of Falls Church, VA and Enrique Vega of Rutherfordton; two daughters in law, Susan Vega of Falls Church, VA. and Cindy Vega of Chapel Hill; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will be present 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church in Durham. Father Bruce Bavinger, S.J. will officiate. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Donations in Estrella’s memory can be made to the Francis Vega Emerging Artist Award 2014, C/O the Durham Arts Council. 120 Morris St., Durham, NC 27701. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com. See Obituaries.