Martha Maria Gema Inciriaga, 73, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 26, 2013. She was born in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico on September 6, 1940. A loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandma, great-grandmother, and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ramon and Josefina Verdin; her brothers, Juan Ramon Verdin and Faustino Verdin; and her son, Alfonso Inciriaga Jr. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Alfonso Inciriaga, Sr. Daughters: Martha Sierra (Basilio), Maria Luevano (Alfredo), Lucia Soden (Peter), Ana Inciriaga; and sons: Ramon Inciriaga, Antonio Inciriaga (Julie); 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Sisters, Carmen Verdin, Rosa Hurtado (Miguel), Lily Chavez (Alfredo), Leticia Guijarro (Efren) and brother, Jose Luis Verdin (Virginia) and many nephews and nieces. She was an active member of the Santo Nino de Atocha church choir and Hilos De Plata Senior Center. On Sunday?s after church, she enjoyed having all her children and grandchildren over to her house for a cookout, teaching us the true meaning of "family". Her legacy will live on through a family devoted to God and to our Savior Jesus Christ. Martha Inciriaga was a source of great strength and inspiration to her family and to those who had the privilege of knowing her. Mom, may you rest in peace. We love you and you will forever be in our hearts. Pallbearers: Ramon Inciriaga, Antonio Inciriaga, Basilio Sierra, Alfredo Luevano Sr., Alfredo Chavez, Jose Luis Verdin, Alfredo Luevano Jr., Polo Ramos. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 5:00 ? 9:00 pm at Hillcrest Funeral Home-Carolina with a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 am on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Santo Nino de Atocha Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Published in El Paso Times from Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, 2013