SAN ANTONIO - Maria Juliana “Julia” Martinez, 94, passed away March 29, 2017. She was born November 17, 1922 in Laredo, Texas to Romulo Martinez and Alberta Martinez. Julia enjoyed dancing and playing bingo and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Julia was preceded in death by her parents, Romulo and Alberta Martinez; husband, Esteban Martinez; two sons, Esteban Martinez Jr. and Ernesto Martinez; and four brothers.

Julia is survived by her son, Guillermo (Sylvia) Martinez of San Antonio, Texas; daughters, Maria E. “Emma” (Ismael) Silva of Atascosa, Texas and Amelia (Cesario) Hernandez of Midland, Texas; 15 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel in Alice, Texas. A Rosary will be recited at the St. Joseph Catholic Church at 3:00 pm that afternoon followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 3:30 pm. Burial will be at the New Collins Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME