Carmela Espinoza Zamarripa

carmela zamarripa
Carmela Espinoza Zamarripa, age 50, and a life-long resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Carmela was born on May 8, 1965 in New Braunfels to Raymond Espinoza and Fermina Lopez Espinoza. She was preceded in death by her beloved first husband, Martin Zamarripa, who passed away in 2001; her father, Raymond Espinoza and by two nephews, Diego Saenz and Gabriel Aguirre. Survivors include her children, Christopher Espinoza and wife, Sabrina, Jennifer Velez and husband, Daniel, Priscilla Velez, Amber Velez and husband, Joseph, and Isidro Espinoza; her husband, Martin Lopez; mother, Fermina L. Espinoza; sisters, Elvira Sauceda and husband, Arnulfo and Angelita Espinoza; brothers, Jesus Saenz, Francisco Saenz and wife, Joanne and Edward Espinoza and wife, Evette. In addition, there are 15 grandchildren who will miss their grandmother dearly. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Monday, February 22, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, with the funeral service beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Santo Tomas Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Jesus Saenz, Francisco Saenz, Malachi Zamarripa, Christopher Espinoza, Christopher S. Espinoza and Noah Espinoza.

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  1. Heaven gained another angle, rest in peace Carmela you are no longer in pain, for you are now walking on streets of gold with our heavenly father an all your love one, you will be greatly missed you were one true friend that will never be forgotten♡ your friend, Teresa Fell

  2. My Prayers go out to my Tia Minnie and the Espinoza & Zamarripa Family. So sorry to hear of Carmela’s passing may she rest in peace and God Bless you all.

  3. My deepest sympathy to the family of my childhood friend. May the Good Lord comfort each and everyone of you all, knowing she is now in Paradise…pain free.

  4. My deepest sympathy for the family, Carmen was a long time friend,always wearing that smile, she will be missed…God Bless!

  5. May deepest condolences to all the family of Carmela! May each and everyone of you have peace and comfort in your hearts. She is in a better place with no pain.

  6. Rest in peace my friend. You are suffering no more. I Loved you like a sister and I will miss you dearly!! My prayers go out to the family

  7. So sorry for familys loss im so glad i got to meet you you carmen u werw a cool funny and nice lady YOU WILL BE MISSED

  8. It was always a joy to see you at dollar tree.Will miss that beautiful smile.My prayers and condolences go out to family.You will be greatly missed.I pray the good lord welcomes you with open arms.I will not say good-bye,only that we’ll see each other again in our true home in heaven.

  9. Sincerest condolences to the entire family of Carmen. My sympathy to her children and especially her youngest Amber Velez, My Stepdaughter, I love you.

  10. Praying God’s loving compassion and comfort surround you. May God’s arms embrace and hold the Zamarippa, Espinoza, Velez family.

  11. To my grandmazpu will be dearly missed. I will miss u so much and it hurts but in just happy u aren’t suffering anymore.Rest in peace

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