Eva M. Canals
February 24, 1938  -  March 16, 2019

Eva M. Canals

TurcottePiper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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TurcottePiper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00 p.m.
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Funeral Mass
St. Martins Catholic Church
715 N 8th St
Kingsville, TX  78363
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
10:00 a.m.
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Santa Gertrudis Cemetery
835 West Caesar Avenue
Kingsville, TX  78363
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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.


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  1. Leanne & Frank Horansky
    Boynton Beach, FL

    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.

  2. Alice Garcia
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Rest in Peace Mom Eva. I thank you for the chance to have shared times with you. I will miss seeing your happy face.

  3. Me & Mrs Joe Gonzales
    Freeport, TX

    Are prayers and thoughts r with all family. And are condolences. Stay strong and keep smiling. She would have wanted y'all too

  4. Nancy Aguilar
    La Habra, CA

    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.💜

  5. Pat g guerreero
    Kingsville, TX

    Condolences to the entire family. May god give you the strength to get thru this you all will be in my thoughts and prayers

  6. Gerry Lincecum
    Georgetown, LA

    Mario, I'm sorry for your loss. She's in her heavenly body, no more pain and suffering from from her earthly body.

  7. Lucy M Martinez
    Beeville, TX

    May our Lord Bless and comfort you all in this time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences. Love you all❤️

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