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Colonial Funeral Home

1801 East Red River Street, Victoria, TX

OBITUARY

Maria M. Moreno

December 12, 1951July 4, 2019
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Maria Martinez Moreno, 67, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019. Maria was born December 12, 1951. Maria graduated from Victoria High School and attended Victoria Community College. She worked at First Victoria National Bank for more than 25 years and was very active in her community. Some memberships she held were with the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-Victoria Chapter, and the First Ladies Club. Maria was an entrepreneur; she owned her store, Ambiance. “Corazon” enjoyed traveling to places like Mexico; music, dancing, and having “a ball” with her friends and family. She always lived in the moment and was known for her strong, independent, and persistent personality. She always helped others progress in their own life and motivated others to reach for the stars to gain stability and success.

She is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, Ronald E. Moreno; two children, Adan J. Gutierrez III and Bethany E. M. Gutierrez; four children through marriage, Brenda M. Moreno, Sharon L. Moreno, Jason R. Moreno, and Manuel E. Moreno; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Theodoro and Elena Retiz Martinez.

The family will gather at Colonial Funeral Home for a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, July 7, 2019 followed by a rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, Father Stephen Vacek officiating. Burial will follow at 12:00 pm in Guadalupe Cemetery,Yoakum, Texas 77995, Father Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Pallbearers are Damion Fernandez, Donovan Fernandez, Timothy Gutierrez, Andrew Gutierrez, Leonard Moreno, and Manuel Moreno.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or Hospice of South Texas.

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  • FAMILY

  • Ronald E. Moreno, Husband
  • Elena Elisa Retiz Martinez, Mother
  • Theodoro Navarro Martinez, Father
  • Adan Jose (Isabel) Gutierrez 111, Son
  • Bethany Elena Marie Gutierrez, Daughter
  • Brenda M. (Tony Mariquez) Moreno, Daughter through marriage
  • Sharon L. (Abel) Fernandez, Daughter through marriage
  • Jason R. Moreno, Son through marriage
  • Manuel E. (Amanda) Moreno, Son through marriage
  • Maria also leaves nine grandchildren,three great-grandchildren and a loving extended family to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Damion Fernandez
  • Donovan Fernandez
  • Timothy Gutierrez
  • Andrew Gutierrez
  • Leonard Moreno
  • Manuel Moreno
  • DONATIONS

  • Susan B Komen Foundation
  • Hospice of South Texas

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Rosary Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Burial Monday, July 8, 2019

Memories

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Karen Kern

July 8, 2019

Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Maria was a sweet lady. I know she will be missed by her whole family and friends. May she rest in peace. Karen and Ronnie Kern

Josie Ohnheiser

July 7, 2019

To the Family, my Deepest Sympathies, such a Beautiful and Courageous Lady

Sara Laas

July 7, 2019

Maria was an amazing ambassador for First Victoria National Bank when she worked there. She loved making customers feel special and customers loved her in return. The special sparkle of her personality will be greatly missed. You left this world too soon, Maria.

Pam and Stanley Zieschang

July 7, 2019

We will never forget Maria’s kindness and hospitality she showed us every time we went to eat at La TeJanita . We looked forward to seeing her every time we went to eat there. She became our special friend from then on out. She was such a unique beautiful lady that always put everyone else’s needs before hers. She will be greatly missed by us and everyone that knew her. Prayers and condolences for her family. RIP Maria! It is not goodbye but see you soon. With love Pam and Stanley “ Zeke “ Zieschang

Julius Cano

July 7, 2019

Sorry for your loss. She will be missed.

Samuel R. & Tommie C Garcia

July 6, 2019

Our thoughts are with your family
during this difficult time of loss.
Please let us know if there is
anything we can do for you and
all of your extended family.
Love to you all,
Samuel & Tommie Garcia

Eunice Boedeker

July 6, 2019

She was always a very sweet and friendly lady with a beautiful smile.

Virginia Moreno

July 6, 2019

My condolences to Ronnie and family may God Bless all of you through this difficult time. May God Bless you Ronnie for your loving care of your wife Maria til the end, your a good man and cousin. You are all in my thought and prayers.

Love,
Your Cousin
Ginger

Shirley Gisler

July 6, 2019

Maria worked with my mother at First Victoria National Bank when I first met her and were friends from then on...
I have so many great memories of our talks..laughing and exchanging stories...She was loved and will be missed...Prayers and sympathy to Ron, Bethany and family🙏🏻

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Biography

Maria Martinez Moreno, 67, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019. Maria was born December 12, 1951.

Maria graduated from Victoria High School and attended Victoria Community College. She worked at First Victoria National Bank for more than 25 years and was very active in her community. Some memberships she held were with the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-Victoria Chapter, and the First Ladies Club. Maria was an entrepreneur; she owned her store, Ambiance. “Corazon” enjoyed traveling to places like Mexico; music, dancing, and having “a ball” with her friends and family. She always lived in the moment and was known for her strong, independent, and persistent personality. She always helped others progress in their own life and motivated others to reach for the stars to gain stability and success.

She is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, Ronald E. Moreno; two children, Adan J. Gutierrez III and Bethany E. M. Gutierrez; four children through marriage, Brenda M. Moreno, Sharon L. Moreno, Jason R. Moreno, and Manuel E. Moreno; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Theodoro and Elena Retiz Martinez.

The family will gather at Colonial Funeral Home for a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Sunday, July 7, 2019 followed by a rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, Father Stephen Vacek officiating. Burial will follow at 12:00 pm in Guadalupe Cemetery,Yoakum, Texas 77995, Father Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Pallbearers are Damion Fernandez, Donovan Fernandez, Timothy Gutierrez, Andrew Gutierrez, Leonard Moreno, and Manuel Moreno.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or Hospice of South Texas.

Share memories with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com