Rafaela Espinoza Quinonez, 73, of Driscoll passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011. She was born on Aug. 28, 1937 in Bishop to Vicente and Antonia Rodriguez Espinoza. She was a homemaker and she lived most of her life in Driscoll.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fernando Quinonez; three sisters; and one brother.

She is survived by her daughter, Esperanza Quinonez of Driscoll; her brother, Antonio Espinoza of Orange Grove; two sisters, Maria Vuittonet of Tippecanoe, Ind., and Josefina Aguilar of Houston; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown.

Burial followed at De La Luz Cemetery in Driscoll.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.