Maria Estela Hernandez
Maria Estela Hernandez
  • December 20, 1926 - November 14, 2017
  • Richmond, Texas

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Maria Estela Hernandez


Estela Hernandez, 90, of Richmond, TX passed away on Tuesday November 14, 2017. Maria Estela was born and raised in Agualeguas Nuevo Leon, Mexico; immigrated to Corpus Christi, Texas in 1948 with her family.

In 1954, she married the love of her life, Diego Hernandez in Corpus Christi, Texas, originally from Nuevo Laredo Tamaulipas, Mexico. Together they had three children. Maria was a devoted wife and mother to her children. Maria was a beautiful, thoughtful, loving and caring person and woman of Catholic faith. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Corpus Christi, Texas followed by St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church in Houston, Texas. Over the years she helped many families and friends with her caring manner. She was a volunteer at the local schools, and enjoyed many sewing, quilting, and craft activities with her friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Diego Hernandez; her parents, Alejandro and Rafaela Salinas; her brother, Hector Salinas and his wife, Viola; her sister, Caritina Flores; her greatgrandchild, Luke M. Hernandez.

She is survived by:

Her sister's husband, Fidel Flores II;

Her Son Martin and wife, Delia Hernandez; her grandchildren; Laura Marie Bustamante and husband, Edgar, greatgrandchildren Ethan and Evan Bustamante. Michael Hernandez and wife Isabel Hernandez, and greatgrandchild Isaac L. Hernandez;

Her daughter Myrna De Lue and husband Norman, her grandchildren Danielle and husband David Hardt, and Timothy I. De Lue and wife Angela Roman De Lue and

Her Son Jaime A. Hernandez and wife Terri, grandchildren Christopher J. and Adrian A. Hernandez.

Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m., Friday, November 17, 2017 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home with Holy Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Funeral Services will follow at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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