Maria Candelaria Serrato


Mrs. Maria Candelaria Serrato, 59, of Lockhart, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1951.
Mrs. Serrato was preceded in death by her parents, Santiago and Herminia Munoz; a son, Ramiro Ayala; and a sister, Guadalupe Serrato.
She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Jerorimo Barrientos; sons, Jose Ayala and wife, Maria, of New Braunfels, Texas, an

d Juan Ayala and wife, Rosanne, of Lockhart, Texas; daughters, Maria Ayala and husband, Leo, of San Antonio, Texas, Zulema Ayala, of New Braunfels, Texas, Laura Gutierrez, of Austin, Texas, Diamily Gutierrez and husband, Issac, of Austin, Texas, and Rosie Gutierrez of Austin, Texas; sisters, Juanita Herrera and husband, Ricardo, of Marion, Texas, Carmen Ruiz and husband, Raul, of Willow City, Texas, and Lucy Mason and husband, Dickie, of New Braunfels, Texas; brothers, Santiago Munoz, Jr., of Rockport, Texas, Martin Munoz, of Fredericksburg, Texas, and Antonio Munoz, of Fredericksburg, Texas. She is also survived by 33 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Honored to serve as Pallbearers are sons, Jose Ayala and Juan Ayala, son-in-law Issac Gutierrez, and brother-in-law Domingo, Barrientos. To view and sign the guestbook, visit



  1. Juan Ayala 21 March, 2016 at 22:26 Reply

    Mom I love you with all my heart I miss you a lot ever day that passes Iam thinking of you you are the best mom ever Iam going to miss you a lot I love you a lot with alll my heart

  2. Rosanna Ramirez 29 March, 2016 at 16:32 Reply

    Will I have no her for 11yrs she had her days but down deep inside she was sweet and a wonderful mother in law and a wonderful grandma lik no other she have always cared for my children a lot is will always be in my heart she will always be with me in my heart and soul I will miss her talks with me I will miss her laughs cause she ain’t her sometimes it hurt cause sage no longer here it is so unreal for me but to expect it I don’t want to why life is so unfair but why Maria she was meant to be her to see her grandchildren have kids and to see them grow up but she will always be 8n my heart and I will always see her and leave her fresh flower cause that would be my symbol of her that to me she would always be a live lik a rose so I will always be alive in my heart I will miss and I love you u mean so much me juan and the kids MARIA CANDELARIA RIP

  3. Andrés Amort 29 March, 2016 at 21:55 Reply

    Lo siento por su pérdida. Como una persona espiritual, tal vez a encontrar consuelo en las promesas de Dios que se encuentran en la Biblia. Apocalipsis 21:3,4 Filipenses 4:13

  4. Rosie maria gutierrez 26 August, 2016 at 17:36 Reply

    Its been 5 months ago you left us with our hearts broken en piceses with out ur jokes and laughs and love and your blessings i will always have you in my heart love you mom stephanie,juan,rosa

    • Laura serrato 1 October, 2016 at 21:40 Reply

      Mom siempre vas estar en mi corazón i miss you sooo much cuando te fuiste de este mundo no supe que aser mi corazón se punso triste y mi vida cambio por completo asta ahorita no aceptó que se fue de nuestras vida y perdón por todo las cosas malas que ise pero la ame munchooo no supe demostrarlo y gracias mi madre por ayudame siempre que acupe su ayuda pero para mi siempre va estar viva en mi corazón talves es demasiad tarde para dicile lo mucho que la amo la extraño extraño su sonrisa sus jokes sus llamadas todo los días quisiera que esto fuera un sueno y que voy a despertar y si va estar pero todos los días le tengo su rosas y su vela adiós mi mami linda fuistes la mejor madre

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