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Mary Cortez Obituary

Mary A.  Cortez
Mary A. Cortez

July 31, 1938 - December 23, 2016
Born in San Marcos, Texas
Resided in San Marcos, TX


Thomason Funeral Home
2001 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX US 78666
Thursday, December 29, 2016
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Holy Rosary
Thomason Funeral Home
2001 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX US 78666
Thursday, December 29, 2016
7:00 PM
St. John's Catholic Church
624 E Hopkins
San Marcos, TX US 78666
Friday, December 30, 2016
10:00 AM
San Juan Cemetery
Reedville, TX US
Friday, December 30, 2016


MARY A. CORTEZ, 78, a life-long resident of San Marcos, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 31, 1938, to Antonio and Eloisa (Guerrero) Acosta. Mary was a devoted member of St. John's Catholic Church. She worked for many years as a laundry attendant at Hillside Nursing Center. She will always be remembered as a kind and gentle woman who loved her family. Family gatherings were always important to her. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Sotero Cortez. She is survived by her son John Abel Acosta; daughters Estella Cortez, and Gloria Estrada and her husband Javier; grandchildren Selena, Jacob, Vizente, Sarah, Joseph, Aaron, and Melanie; and great-grandchildren John Ashton, Aubree, and Sterling. She is also survived by her brother Guadalupe Acosta and other loving relatives.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos. A Rosary will be recited that evening at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Funeral Mass will be Friday, December 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church. Burial to follow in San Juan Cemetery in Reedville, Texas. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Liz Vargas for the special care she gave to her aunt Mary. For more information or to sign the online registry please visit Funeral arrangements entrusted to Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos, Texas.



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