Maria Arredondo Eureste


Maria Arredondo Eureste passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on Monday, April 4, 2011.

Maria was born in Lockhart, Texas, on June 26, 1917, the seventh of ten children born to to Melecio Arredondo and Teresa Torres. She was married to Octaviano Eureste, Sr., on Oct. 27, 1946 in Uhland Texas.

Maria was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Octa

viano Eureste Sr.; her daughter, Ramona; son-in-law, Robert Tamayo; sisters, Petra Herrera, Sixta Rodriguez, Rosita Carrizales, Margarita Arredondo and Isabel Rodriguez; and brothers, Blas, Santos, Flugencio and Delfino Arredondo.

Maria was known for her green thumb, wonderful cooking, loving her family, and being strong in her faith. Maria faithfully prayed her rosary, walked as a Christian daily, and touched every person’s life she came in contact with.

Maria is survived by her son, Octaviano Eureste, Jr. (Guadalupe), and daughters: Mary Martha Tamayo, Janie Villarreal (Waldo), and Theresa Villapando (Albert). She is also survived by eight grandchildren and five-great grandchildren, all of whom she loved spending time with.

Maria’s family would like to express special thanks to Chisholm Trail Living and Rehabilitation Center. Your compassion and care will always be appreciated.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, from 5 – 8 p.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home, with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s of the Visitation Church. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are Michael Eureste, Stephen Gillis, Matthew Villarreal, Isaiah Villapando, Robert Amaya and Jose A. Ibarra, Jr.

Arrangements under the care and direction of McCurdy Funeral Home


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