Oralia Leal Barboza
August 6, 1952 ~ January 20, 2021
Oralia Leal Barboza, 68, of New Braunfels, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at her home. Born on August 6, 1952 in New Braunfels, Oralia is preceded in death by her parents Tone D. Barboza and Juanita Leal Barboza and brothers Robert "Bobby" Barboza and Julian "Juli" Barboza. She is survived by her husband, Eduardo Perez Torres; and her 4 children, daughter Rosa Mata, son Jose Mata, son Randy Martinez and daughter Vanessa Martinez-Hinojosa and her husband Jose Hinojosa and daughter in-law Amber Sams. Grandchildren Daniel Mata, Vivian Mata, Jonathan Mata, Gabriella Mata, Jessica Sams, Jason Mata, Rosalva Reyes-Martinez, Jose Mata III and Juliana Hinojosa-Martinez. Her pride and joy were her 3 great-grandsons Angel Espinoza Jr., Julian Espinosa and Javi Espinosa, her brother Ricky Barboza and wife Olivia, brother Oscar Barboza and wife Lisa, sister Melba Cruz and husband Chencho, baby sister Melinda Gonzales and husband Joe, baby brother David Barboza and wife Rosie including numerous nieces and nephews. Oralia worked for Southwestern Bell and AT&T as a telephone operator for 30 years. She loved to cook for family and no one ever left her home hungry. When she wasn't cooking she was watching cooking shows and playing loteria. She was so loved by all her family and will dearly be missed.