Mary Catarina Aranda
Mary Catarina Aranda
  • November 25, 1933 - July 7, 2014
  • Abilene, Texas

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Mary C. Aranda, 80, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Thursday, July 10, 2014 at St. Francis Catholic Church with burial following in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Rosary will begin at 6:30p.m. on Wednesday evening at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. with a visitation following from 7:00 - 8:00p.m. the same evening. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons; Anthony Guajardo, Joe Michael Martinez, Salvador Martinez, Nich Martinez, Wesley McDonald, and Casey Elliott.

Mary was born November 25, 1933 in Poteet, TX to the late Trinidad and Rafaela Charo. She was a caregiver in the home health industry. Mary was also a member of the Guadalupanas and Cursillistas of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Abilene, TX.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and a sister, Frances Solis.

Survivors include her son, Amador C. Guajardo and wife, Olga of Gatesville, TX; her daughter, Hope Martinez and husband, Johnny of Abilene, TX; a sister, Natividada Charo Lopez; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.