Esperanza (Hope) Gamboa was born on January 13, 1946 and was called to be with the Lord on February 21, 2014. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and loyal friend. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose Gamboa Sr., parents Irineo and Maria Luisa Velasquez, and brother Roberto Velasquez Sr. .She is survived by her children Teresa (Jesse) Martinez, Jose (Vanessa) Gamboa Jr. , Martha Gamboa and Monica Gamboa, sisters; Carmen Esparza, Elisa Rosales, Pauline Velasquez, 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday February 26, 2014 from 3:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m with a rosary at 7:00 p.m at Castle Ridge Mortuary. A mass will be held at St. Phillip of Jesus Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m followed by interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.