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Dominga Saldana Hinojosa also known by “Granny” or “Yaya” 83 years old was called home to heaven on June 26, 2020. She passed peacefully in her sleep while at home in Boerne, Texas. Minga was born on November 22, 1936, in Brownsville to Epigmenio Saldana and Angelica Perez Saldana. Granny was an excellent cook who loved to prepare delicious meals for all to enjoy. She really loved her “maquinitas” and would venture to casinos alongside her loved ones. Dominga loved to dance. She loved and cherished her children, family and friends. She had a special bond with her granddaughter, Jennifer Hinojosa Wallace and great-grand daughter, Annabelle Wallace and will continue to watch over them from heaven.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, (Marciano V. Hinojosa), daughter, (Juana Maria Hinojosa), grandson, (Mark Hinojosa, Jr.), sisters; (Amelia S. Romero), (Adela S. Facundo), and son-in-law, (Raul Perez).
She is survived by her children; Mario Hinojosa, and his wife Elizabeth, Benjamin Hinojosa and his wife Josie, Norma Perez, and Mark Hinojosa, and his wife Beatriz; 15 grand-children and 15 great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, brothers and sisters.
A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan Blvd.from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with the recital of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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