Amalia Saenz Martinez, 85, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in Laredo, Texas. Mrs. Martinez is survived by her loving husband, Salvador Martinez; son, Rene Martinez; daughter, Dolores “Didi” Martinez; also surviving are numerous relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. All wishing to attend are asked to please meet at the church. A mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the family plot of the New Hebbronville Cemetery in Hebbronville, Texas. The family would like to extend their gratitude to her caretaker, Bertina “Tina” Guereca, the nursing staff of Regent Care Center, specially Mrs. Barraza, Mrs. Gonzalez, Mrs. Lara, and CNA staff, Panchita, Margarita, Maxine, Sylvia and Steve for their diligent care and compassion. If you would like to sign the guestbook or send private condolences, you may do so at www.hillsidefuneral .com Arrangements are under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, 310 Hillside Road.