Janina Hurtado Janina Hurtado, 45, resident of Austin, TX., passed away August 31, 2013 after a brave battle with breast cancer. She leaves behind her significant other; her parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hurtado; her siblings Eddie, Ludy, and Michael and their spouses Grace, Susan, and Renee; and a seemingly endless supply of friends who fully reflect her appreciation for diversity, kindness, adventure, sports and music. Her beloved companion, Delores Rosas preceded her in death. Recitation of rosary 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Mission Funeral Home Serenity Chapel 6204 South First St. (South). Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00a.m., Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 5909 Reicher Drive. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery 3650 South IH35 Austin, TX 78704. A reception will follow at Mission Funeral Home Foundation Center 6204 South First Street. Many thanks and appreciation to M.D. Anderson, Texas Oncology, Christopher House, as well as the tireless efforts of her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, Janina would like donations made to the College Station Public Radio Station KEOS, where she was a founding member and to Hospice Austin Christopher House.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Sept. 4, 2013