Eva M. Canals, 81, entered into eternal rest at her home on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Kingsville, Texas. She was born on February 24, 1938 to Cleotilde and Jacinto Martinez.
She is survived by her children, Maria Elena (Joe), Israel Orta (Thelma), Ramiro Orta (Belinda), Belinda Garcia (Juan), and Rudy Orta (Candy) of Kingsville, Texas. Eddie Orta (Delia) from Refugio, Texas and Mario Orta (Lupita) of Ingelside, Texas. Glenda Masso (Anthony) of Boca Raton, Florida and Brenda Devine (Mark) of Ft. Meyers, Florida. She has 35 grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren. Two brothers, Eugenie and David Martinez and two sisters, Blanca Martinez and Dora Torres. She is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel P. Orta, mother, Cleotilde Martinez and father Jacinto Martinez. One great grandson, Albert Davila, Jr.
Ms. Eva truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful mother and even better grandmother. She had a passion for cooking and was a very happy women. She could always be found with a smile that was very contagious. Her friends and family will always remember her as being a very kind person. She worked at the Kingsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center formally known as Canterbury Nursing Home for 20 years.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Santa Gertrudis Cemetery.
Services have been entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary at 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville TX 78363.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and to Glenda and Anthony. May the strength of God be with you. God bless you.
Leanne & Frank HoranskyBoynton Beach, FL
Rest in Peace Mom Eva. I thank you for the chance to have shared times with you. I will miss seeing your happy face.
Alice GarciaOklahoma City, OK
Are prayers and thoughts r with all family. And are condolences. Stay strong and keep smiling. She would have wanted y'all too
Me & Mrs Joe GonzalesFreeport, TX
My sincere condolences to the family. We had the honor of meeting her in November of 2017 on our visit to Kingsville. The love she gave, reflects in her family. You all were so kind to us. We are deeply sorry for your loss, and prayers that God's Peace finds it's way into your hearts.💜
Nancy AguilarLa Habra, CA
Condolences to the entire family. May god give you the strength to get thru this you all will be in my thoughts and prayers
Pat g guerreeroKingsville, TX
Mario, I'm sorry for your loss. She's in her heavenly body, no more pain and suffering from from her earthly body.
Gerry LincecumGeorgetown, LA
May our Lord Bless and comfort you all in this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences. Love you all❤️
Lucy M MartinezBeeville, TX