Maria B. Luna was called Home to the Lord on February 14, 2023 at the age of 87. She was born on October 22, 1935 to Maria (Salazar) and Federico Bencomo in Seguin, Texas.
Maria was a hardworking woman. She was employed at Holly Farms for many years, in addition to several other jobs. She enjoyed going dancing in her younger days with her husband and other couples.
Maria loved her children deeply. She went out of her way to be sure they came home to hot meals even when her children were grown, married, and no longer living at home. She was a God-fearing woman and prayed for God to watch over her children and their families.
Mom will be deeply missed but we are left with the comfort and confidence that she has arrived to Heaven where she will sing and dance once again in the company of he loved ones that are joyful to welcome her in heaven.
Maria is preceded in death by her parents, Federico and Maria; sons, Guadalupe B. Luna, Jr., Henry B. Luna (Christina Luna, surviving) and daughter, Lucia L. Gallegos (David Gallegos, surviving).
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 70 years of marriage, Guadalupe M. Luna; children, David B. Luna and fiancé, Anita Mindieta, Gloria Gallegos (late husband Robert), and Angie Torres and husband Frank. 26 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren on the way; sister, Virginia Contreras; half-sisters, Olivia Jackson, Ofelia Ybanez as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends
Pallbearers will be, Guadalupe Luna lll., David Davy Luna Jr., Oscar John Garcia Jr., Frank Champ Torres lll., Rene Justin Perez and Henry Luna Jr.
Visitation will be at Palmer Mortuary on February 22, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon Nick Carrillo officiating.
Continued visitation will be on February 23, 2023 beginning at 8:00 a.m. a funeral procession will depart the funeral home chapel to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Santo Tomas Cemetery.