Our beloved mother,sister and friend Vinicia Idette Martinez,61, entered into eternal rest February 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family at the McAllen Medical Center Hospital. Vinicia was born July 29, 1958 in McAllen to Jose Ruben Martinez and Maria Perla (Esparza) Martinez. She loved writing poetry, animals, watching television, eating good food, completing puzzles and people. In her youth, Vinicia was an accomplished poet and received many awards. She lived her life in San Antonio, the city she loved where she owned her own companies and worked hard. Eveyday was an adventure and may the adventure continue for now she's free to travel and heaven's the limit.
She was preceded in death by her parents
Left to cherish her memory is her beloved daughter-Robin Martinez Aranda (Michael); her siblings- Jaira A. McCord (Mike), Ulisa M. Gallardo (Ricardo), Zoraida Martinez Guzman (David), Artemio Martinez (Kat). A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, February 09, 2020 at Rivera Funeral Home from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with the recital of the Holy Rosary to begin at 7:00 PM. A Celebration of Life service will Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McAllen. Interment will follow to La Piedad cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rivera Funeral Home in McAllen,
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