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Maria M. Ovalle


Maria M. Ovalle

Maria Muniz Ovalle, 75, of Uvalde died June 3, 2024, at Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio.

She was born on Dec. 10, 1948, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, to Emilia Cepeda and Juan Muniz.

She is survived by her husband, Max J. Ovalle Jr. of Uvalde; son, Joe Louis Ovalle and wife, Denise, of Galena Park; three daughters, Graciela Acosta and companion, Hugo Ybarra, of Galena Park, Cecilia Ovalle Costilla and husband, Juan Pablo, and Christina Swift, all of Uvalde; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jose Angel Muniz; and son-in-law, Michael Swift.

Pallbearers will be Carlos Ovalle, Mario Ortiz III, Tony Ovalle Martin Salazar, Robert Castillo, Jose Sanchez, Ruben Sanchez, and Mike Salas Jr.

Visitation took place June 5-6 from noon to 9 p.m., and a rosary was recited both days at 7 p.m., at Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home.

A Mass was celebrated June 7 at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.