Maria Juanita Pena Martinez, 56, died on Sunday, July 26, 2009.

She was born on March 11, 1953. She was a Catholic and a longtime resident of Robstown.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Margarita Fonseca.

Survivors are her children, Joe (Pat) Martinez, Juan (Elsa) Martinez Jr., Christina Martinez, Lee Anthony Martinez, Isaac (Stephanie Barrera) Martinez, Laura Lee (Julian Buentello) Martinez, Benito S. (Stephanie Hinojosa) Martinez, Greg (Amanda Guzman) Martinez and Terry Ann (Elias Cantu) Martinez, all of Robstown; two brothers, Margarito Herrera of Corpus Christi, and Antonio Herrera of San Marcos; three sisters, Rachel Perez of Robstown, Sylvia Silva of Austin, and Terry Vela of Corpus Christi; 23 grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, and Wednesday, July 29, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Anthony's Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.