Maria Maldonado, 98, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010. She was born on April 5, 1912 in San Fernando, Mexico to Jose Maldonado and Feliciana Lopez. She was a Catholic, a homemaker and a resident of Robstown.

She is survived by her children, Arnoldo Hinojosa of Matamoros, Mexico, Tirso Hinojosa of Robstown, Elvia Nava of Belvedere, Ill., Olivia Alvear of Robstown, Esther Lugo of Los Fresnos, and Jose Hinojosa of San Benito; her sister, Felicita Hinojosa of Brownsville; 132 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren as well as other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, August 18 and 19 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. Burial was in Rancho Los Cuervos in Matamoros, Mexico.

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