Maria "Maruca" Gallegos, 69, of San Marcos, TX passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Austin, TX, surrounded by her loving family. Maruca was born in Seguin, TX on September 8, 1947 to Dario and Anselma (Lopez) Gallegos. Maruca never met a stranger, loved animals and touched many lives. She worked for Herbert's Taco Hut for over 16 years in San Marcos and will be dearly missed. She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Roberto Molina; daughter, Michelle Lerma and her husband, Andy of San Marcos; son, Jesse Martinez and his wife, Anjelica of San Marcos; son, Michael Lopez and his wife, Jean of San Marcos; son, Frank Lopez of San Marcos; son, Robert Gallegos of San Marcos; grandchildren, Anthony Lopez, Christopher Lopez, Leanna Smith, Stephanie Lerma, Andrew Lerma, Amanda Lopez, Jessica Martinez, Jackie Martinez, Emma Martinez, Olga Martinez and Mia Martinez; great-grandchildren¬¬¬, Jeremiah, Malachi, Jamiel, Ayden, Olive, Greenley, Joseph and Elena. The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos on Tuesday, March 28th. A recitation of the holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. led by Deacon George Guerrero. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29th at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Marcos with Rev. Fr. Victor Mayorga as the celebrant. Interment will follow at San Pedro Cemetery in San Marcos. Please sign the online guest registry at www.thomasonfuneralhome.com. (512) 396-2300.