Maria Espinoza…July 27, 1955 – April 16, 2018

Mass of Christian Burial for Maria Espinoza will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, CO with Father Wojciech Pelczarski as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Granada, CO.  Rosary will be held prior to the Mass at 1:30 also at the church.  Visitation for Maria will be held from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Holly.

Maria Espinoza was born on July 27, 1955 in Post, TX to Cresencio and Benita (Torres) Espinoza. She passed away on April 16, 2018 in Granada, CO at the age of 62.

Maria is survived by her husband, Refugio A. Martinez-Avila of Granada, CO; children, Mario (Kelli) Ruiz of Canon City, CO, Sylvia (Jesus) Juarez of Holly, CO, and Angel (Jeromy) Santos of Pueblo, CO; brother, Robert Espinoza of Lubbock, TX; half-sister, Patsy Aguilar of Post, TX; and grandchildren, Amanda Ramirez, Tyler Ruiz, Alexandra (Jace) Nordyke, Ricardo Juarez, Ariah Santos, and Bryce Santos; many other relatives and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Mario; and half-brother, Rudy Espinoza.

Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 950, Lamar, CO 81052.

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