April 1, 2018
Armandina (Ethel) Villarreal Martinez, born to Victor and Angelmira Villarreal, entered Heaven's gates on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. A wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Ethel was a career woman who dedicated over 47 years to Southwestern Bell and the University Health System. She was a master cook and enjoyed preparing homemade meals for her family. Over the years she collected a large library of cookbooks from all over the world. Ethel enjoyed traveling and visited places like Mexico, Alaska, Nevada, Georgia, California and many cities in Texas. Ethel was predeceased by her husband and her eight siblings.
She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia A. Martinez, Gloria Martinez Ibarra and sons Raymond P. Martinez (Connie) and Mark S. Martinez (Elsa); 10 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. Ethel's daughter Cynthia, lovingly cared for her the last 8 years of her life, we give her and all who cared for her, our greatest gratitude.
Visitation will begin on Monday, April 16 at 5:00 pm in The Angelus Chapel with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, April 17 at 8:30 am, St. Dominic Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10
Published by San Antonio Express-News on Apr. 15, 2018.