Maria De La Luz Mata Carmona, 71, of El Centro passed away peacefully at her home on March 16, 2021. She was born on June 1, 1949 in Mexicali, Baja California Mexico. Maria attended schools and worked in Mexico before coming to the United States. Maria met and married Irenio Eddie Carmona and together they had four children. Maria was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and sewing for her family. Maria loved cooking big meals for her children and making sopita for her grandchildren. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She enjoyed car rides and FaceTiming. Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Zenon and Josefina; brother, Humberto Mata and niece, Diana V. She is survived by her husband, Eddie; children, Fabian, Erik, Adrian and Annette; grandchildren, Karissa, Fabian Jr., Roxie, Rocky and Edwin (Fabian), Eliza, Eric Jr., Vanessa (Erik), Adrian, Alma, Alyssa, Andrew and Alexis (Adrian); 5 brothers, 2 sisters, numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Frye Chapel and Mourtary in Brawley. Service will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in El Centro. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online from May 12 to May 14, 2021.