Mary Jane Rios, age 66, of San Antonio, passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 16, 2020, at the home of her beloved son. Mary Jane was born on July 8, 1954 to the late Candelario Martinez and Ofelia Garcia. She married Guadalupe Rios and together they started a family that included three children, Guadalupe, Jr., Priscilla, and Ruben, lived countless adventures, and created memories to last a lifetime.
Mary Jane was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will long be remembered for her big heart, work ethic and her love of shopping. Mary Jane loved everyone like family, even those friends that weren’t, they always had a spot in her heart. Those who knew her best will always laugh when they think about Mary Jane and the way she cleaned – once she finished, she would start back over again. They will also remember that Mary Jane could never turn down a good day shopping. Mary Jane leaves behind a legacy of love and dedication that will live on in the hearts of those she knew and loved.
Mary is survived by her beloved husband, Guadalupe Rios; children, Guadalupe Rios, Jr., and wife Claudia Padilla, Priscilla Maldonado, and husband Miguel, and Ruben Rios, and wife Ruth; grandchildren, Esmerelda Arias, Chastidy Reyes, Damian Rios, Ruben Nathaniel Rios, Benjamin Domingo Rios, Timothy Rios, Isaac Rios, Nicholas Rios, and Arhianna Maldonado; siblings, Richard Martinez, and wife Sally, Angie Casarez, and Elena Jimenez, and husband Joe; and nephew, who was more like a son, Roger Hernandez; and by a host of other relatives and very special friends.
Funeral services for Mary Jane Rios will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Father Richard Aguilar officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park with her grandsons, Damian, Ruben, Timothy, Isaac, Nicholas and Roger Hernandez serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
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