SAN DIEGO, Texas - Cristina M. Sandoval, 82, passed away July 17, 2007 in a San Diego Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and a retired self-employed beautician. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvaro E. Sandoval, on September 5, 2001.

Survivors include three sons, Antonio (Mary) Sandoval and Sam Sandoval, both of Alice, Texas, Alvaro Sandoval of Tyler, Texas; three sisters, Teodora (Lauro) Escobar, Leonila De La Paz and Natalia Alvarez, all of Kingsville, Texas; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2007 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church and burial following at the New Hebbronville Cemetery in Hebbronville, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.