Maria Anna “Marianita” C. Espinoza, 68, passed away Sept. 6, 2011.

She was born Sept. 10, 1942 in Robstown to Antonio and Angelita Torres Cavazos and was raised by her maternal grandmother, Augustina Hinojosa. Espinoza was a Catholic, member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and Congregacion Marianas. She also served as a Eucharistic Minister for many years.

Espinoza was preceded in death by her parents; son, Orlando Espinoza; and brothers, Salvador Cavazos and Fabian Torres Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Trinidad Espinoza Sr.; five children, Celia (Lou) C. Rosas of Tucson, Ariz., Dalia C. Espinoza of Hollis, Okla., Anna Maria Espinoza of Robstown, Trinidad Espinoza Jr. of Corpus Christi and Orlando Espinoza of Robstown; two sisters, Ofelia Salazar of Hereford and Angelita Gonzalez of Leveland; three brothers, Angel (Diana) Torres, Guadalupe (Josie) Torres, Robert (Gloria) Cavazos of Floydade; seven grandchildren, Paul Espinoza, Bianca Espinoza of Victoria, Kristen Nichole Rosas of Tucson, Ariz., Mary Ann Villarreal, Cheyenne Villarreal, Julianne Villarreal and Jordan Todd Houston of Robstown; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited Sept. 8, 2011 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 9, 2011 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.