Maria Martinez Nombrana

December 17, 1923 - July 11, 2017

Maria Martinez Nombrana, 93, a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, surrounded by her five children, and numerous grandchildren and family relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Fort

Worth. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Park. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Sunday in Greenwood Chapel.

Maria Nombrana was born Dec. 17, 1923, in Fentress, Texas. She and her husband, Trinidad C Nombrana moved to Fort Worth from San Marcos in September 1958 in search of better life opportunities.

Since the early 1960’s Maria and Trine (“Mamo” and “Papo” to the entire family) owned and operated a local dry cleaners until early 1985. They retired after a successful business period. Her greatest joy was being surrounded by family be it with her sons, daughters and grandchildren or her “extended family” which included all family relatives, friends and whomever she came contact with. She was well respected by all whom encountered her and FAMILY UNITY was her motto.

Maria was preceded in death by her husband, Trinidad Nombrana, Sr., husband of 65 years; brothers, Joe Martinez and Carlos Martinez; and sisters, Lupe Renteria and Antonia Longoria.

Survivors: Daughters Celia Zamaripa, Margie Vega and husband, Rudy; sons, Alfredo Nombrana and wife, Yolanda, Gilbert Nombrana and wife ,Vicki and Trinidad Nombrana, Jr. and wife, Sandra; brother, Jose H Martinez; sister, Elvira Sandoval; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

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