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Maria Dominguez
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 • Posted April 14, 2010

Maria Dominguez of Mason passed away Sunday April 11, 2010 in the University Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 65.

She was born to Raymundo and Socorro Martinez Avalos of Mason on June 26, 1944. Maria was a founding member of the Bereavement Committee at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and served with that committee for over 25 years. She also enjoyed her prayer group. Mary, as she liked to be called, enjoyed working in her yard and she loved hill country peaches.

Mary Dominguez is survived by her two children Anna Marie Dominguez of Mason and son Manuel Esteven Dominguez and his wife Alvina of Bloomington TX, Grandchildren Bryce Holmes and Ayden Dominguez also of Bloomington; two brothers Frank Sanchez, and wife Tomasa, Jose Heracilo Avalos and his wife Virginia,; mother-in-law Maria de Jesus Dominguez of Mason. She was preceded in death by her husband Manuel A. Dominguez, parents Raymundo and Socorro Avalos, Siblings Amaila Torrez, Estela Castillo, Gilberto Avalos and Rita Garza.

Funeral Mass for Mrs. Dominguez will be held on Wednesday April 14, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with father Gabriel officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers wwill be Manuel Castillo, Armando Sanchez, Eddie Garza, Richard Gonzales, Jesus Gomez, Joe Avalos Inez Garza and Alberto Hernandez. Visitation with the family was Tuesday from 5:00 pm-7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mason Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family on-line at

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Mason Funeral Home.

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