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In Memory of

Maria H. Gutierrez

August 28, 1925 - February 23, 2014

Obituary



Maria Refugio Herrera Gutierrez, 88, passed away February 23, 2014.  She was born in Laredo, TX on August 28, 1925 to Dolores and Francisca Herrera.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Reymundo.



            Maria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was very active in her children’s school activities, serving as room mother, PTA officer and Brownie leader.  Her love of music was passed on to her children who became talented musicians.  She loved spending time with her children whether it was playing baseball, checkers,...


Maria Refugio Herrera Gutierrez, 88, passed away February 23, 2014.  She was born in Laredo, TX on August 28, 1925 to Dolores and Francisca Herrera.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Reymundo.



            Maria was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was very active in her children’s school activities, serving as room mother, PTA officer and Brownie leader.  Her love of music was passed on to her children who became talented musicians.  She loved spending time with her children whether it was playing baseball, checkers, and other games.



            She was very active in the community whether it was hosting Tupperware parties, becoming a top seller in the area, bowling in several leagues and sponsoring the Blue Hammers Youth Bowling League.



Maria is survived by her husband of 71 years, Marcelino; seven sons, Jose Angel (Gloria), Armando (Josie), Hector (Liz), Eddie (Donna), Arthur, Robert (Linda), Rudy (Diane); one daughter, Norma  Stanton (Tom); 31 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces , nephews, friends and her beloved Chow-Chows, Spike and Skipper.



            Visitation will be held at Cage-Mills Funeral Directors on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm that same evening.  Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2509 Nogales St. on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:00 am.  Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 8200 Old Brownsville Rd.



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