Martina "Martha" Hernandez

January 30, 1937February 13, 2019

Martina “Martha” (Martinez) Hernandez, 82, of Gonzales, Texas passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Texan Nursing & Rehab in Gonzales, Texas.

A Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas, and will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas with Father Mike Peinemann officiating. Interment will follow at Saint James Catholic Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home with Deacon Terry Brennan officiating.

Martha was born on January 30, 1937 in Waelder, Texas. She was the daughter of Crespin and Maria (Villanueva) Martinez. Martha married Blas Hernandez on March 17, 1956 in Slaton, Texas. She liked to Cook for her family, and watch TV. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.

Martha is survived by three sons; Joe Hernandez and his wife, Rosie of Mansfield, Texas, Danny Hernandez of Richmond, Texas, Jesse Hernandez and his wife, Pamela of Katy, Texas, three daughters; Yolanda Harris and her husband, Roy of Rosenberg, Texas, Stella Cuellar and her husband, Ronald of Houston, Texas, Sally Filip and her husband, Marvin of Gonzales, Texas, nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters; Julia Almarz of Gonzales, Texas, Josephina Nava of Woodrow, Texas, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; Crespin and Maria Martinez, her husband; Blas Hernandez, five brothers, and three sisters.

Pallbearers for Mrs. Hernandez will be; Tristan Hernandez, Ronald Cuellar, Roy Harris, Michael Arradondo, Joey Arradondo, Frank Cruz, Jr., Marvin Filip, and Daniel Almarz.

To join the family in Celebrating Martha’s life and to offer condolences, please go to:


  • Tristan Hernandez
  • Ronald Cuellar
  • Roy Harris
  • Michael Arradondo
  • Joey Arradondo
  • Frank Cruz, Jr.
  • Marvin Filip
  • Daniel Almarz



  • Visitation Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, February 16, 2019


  • Interment

Martina "Martha" Hernandez

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Cherry Ann Bates

February 15, 2019

Stella and Ronnie, we are thinking of you and your family; and we are here for you. Cherry Ann and Rob

Eunice & Rich DeLany

February 15, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to the Hernandez Family! My heart feels so heavy to have to say good bye to such a wonderful person! I will always remember her smile & kindness, such a loving soul! Prayers and comfort to her family for their loss.
Love,Eunice,Rich & Debra DeLany

Chasity Quintero

February 14, 2019

My condolences to the Hernandez family. Sending prayers to the family in this difficult time. Happy Valentine’s Day Grandma Martha.