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Maria Elena Martinez

July 16, 1958 — December 9, 2023

San Benito, Texas

Maria Elena Martinez, 65, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2023 in San Benito, Texas.  She was born to the late Pedro and Josefina Martinez on July 16, 1958 in San Benito, Texas.

In her leisure time, Maria enjoyed watching the Greyhounds and Dallas Cowboys with friends and family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Pedro and Josefina Martinez and her siblings, Sylvia Bisterio, Perdo Martinez Jr., Rafael Martinez, Rosalinda Martinez, Carmen Martinez, and Margaret Garza.

Left to treasure Maria’s memory are her children, Catherine Lee Hussung, Pedro Martinez, and Michael Andrew Martinez and her grandchildren, Victoria Hussung and Tyler Hussung.

The family would like to thank Joann for always being there when she was needed the most.

The Martinez family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home.  A recitation will begin at 7 0’oclock Thursday evening.  A funeral liturgy will be celebrated Friday, December 15, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Gus Rodriguez, Saul Joseph Lopez, Manuel Rodriguez, Tyler Hussung, Noe Aguirre, and Rogelio Garza.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maria Elena Martinez, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 14, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 15, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment following Mass

Friday, December 15, 2023

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