April Marie (True) Velasquez, 31

April Marie (True) Velasquez, 31, of Globe was born May 19, 1991 in Lewiston, Idaho to Timothy and Dana True.

She moved to Globe/Miami in 1992 with her mother and brother. April died on Aug. 18, 2022 in a car accident in Peoria, Az. In her young life she had multiple jobs - busser/waitress, bagger, barista, baker/cake decorator, housekeeper and receptionist - before becoming disabled in 2012. She continued baking as long as she could; cakes, empanadas, polvorones (Mexican sugar cookies) and the best cream puffs.

April is preceded in death by her grandfather Frank True, grandfather Donald Armstrong and grandmother Laura Armstrong, brother David True and niece Tracie True.

She is survived by her mother Dana True, brother Christopher (Alyssa) True, niece Joycelin True, father Timothy (Kim) True, grandmother Lillian June True, stepsister Mikkie (Asha) Smith, stepbrothers Kevin Smith and Mitchell (Erin) Smith, several nieces and nephews, step-grandma Andrea Milano, uncle Scott (Dan) Daley, ex-husband Angel P. Velasquez, and several extended family and friends.

A Memorial of Life will be planned for direct family and friends.


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