Victoria Samarripa, 83, of Lake Elsinore, California, formerly of Uvalde, died in Mission Viejo, California.
Visitation will take place from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1936, in San Antonio to Tomasa (Vela) and Severiano Gomez.
She is survived by daughter, Elizabeth Gonzales and husband, Cristobal, of California; son, Ruben Samarripa and wife, Debbie, of Killeen; two sisters, Maria Zavala of Uvalde and Leticia Gomez-Salazar of San Antonio; 13 grandchildren, Mario Gomez Jr., Isabel Gomez, Yesenia Gomez, Sue Ann Montejo and husband, Jorge, Crystal Gomez, Joe Angel Gomez and wife, Jazmin, Kasandra Gomez, Manuel Gomez, Oscar Samarripa and wife, Melanie, Erica Samarripa, Christopher Gonzales, Nicholas Gonzales, and wife, Maria, and Celeste Samarripa; and 13 great-grandchildren, Maliki Gomez, Yesenia Ontiveros, Roy Ontiveros, Ruben Ontiveros, Jeseray Rivas, Jevy Rivas, Jedidiah Rivas, Jesidiah Rivas, Anthony Gomez, Andres Montejo, Joe Gomez, Anna Jay Gomez, and Maiya Gonzales.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jose Samarripa; daughter, Annabell Gomez; twin sons, Jose and Jesus Samarripa; granddaughter, April Gomez; and great-grandson, Braden Gonzales.
Pallbearers will be Oscar Samarripa, Erica Samarripa, Christopher Gonzales, Nicholas Gonzales, Celeste Samarripa, and Kasandra Gomez.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com