Maximina Hinojosa, 61, entered into eternal rest, on Monday, April 22, 2013, in Brownsville, Texas.

Maximina Hinojosa owned and operated, for 35 years, along with her husband and family, Chuy's Super Restaurant and Chuy's Super B.B.Q. and Tortillas.

Loving mother, daughter, grandmother and friend. Her journey was to serve all, with a giving heart and with eternal strength; a stranger became an instant friend.

Mrs. Hinojosa is preceded in death by her father, Reyes Mendez; her loving husband, Jesus Maria Hinojosa; and her sons, Jesus Hinojosa and Eduardo Hinojosa.

Maximina Hinojosa is survived by her mother, Gregoria Rodriguez- Mendez; her brothers and sisters, Prisco Martinez, Florencia Vitales, Maria Dolores Mendez, Francisco Mendez, Paula Bañuelos, Marcelino Mendez and Alejandro Mendez; her children, Mario Alberto Hinojosa, Maricela Hinojosa-Galicia, Mary Rosario Hinojosa-Pancoast, Jose Luis Hinojosa, Juan Antonio Hinojosa, Irma Hinojosa-Aguilera, Laura Hinojosa and Cristina Hinojosa-Bodden; and 13 grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mario Alberto Hinojosa, Jose Luis Hinojosa, Johnny A. Hinojosa, Jarrod Travis Pancoast, Manuel Galicia III and Marcelino Mendez.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, with a Holy Rosary at 7 p.m.

A Funeral Mass will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Saint Mary, Mother of The Church, 1914 Barnard Road in Brownsville, Texas, with a committal service to follow to Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

You may view the obituary, sign the guest book, and send your condolences online to Maximina Hinojosa's family at or

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, cemeteries, mausoleums, and crematory, 125 McDavitt Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 78521, (956) 541-5400. Dignity Memorial Provider.

Funeral Home

Funeraria del Angel Buena Vista
125 Mcdavitt Blvd Brownsville, TX 78521
(956) 541-5400

Published in Brownsville Herald on Apr. 24, 2013