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Felicitas Martinez Cortes

April 6, 1915 — February 25, 2021

2 Timoteo 4:7-8

He peleado la buena batalla, he acabado la carrera, he guardado la fe. Por lo demás, me está guardada la corona de justicia, la cual me dará el Señor, juez justo, en aquel día; y no solo á mí, sino también á todos los que aman su venida.


Felicitas Martinez Cortes, 105, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Laredo, Texas.

Mrs. Martinez Cortes is preceded in death by her husband, Jose A. Cortes; parents, Guillermo and Maria del Refugio Martinez.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Luis (Dr. Guadalupe) Cortes, Mario (Eliza+) Cortez, Ramona Cortez, Maria (Pablo Pedraza+) Cortez, Carmen (Jorge Luis+) Sanchez, Alicia (Hector Hugo+) Pedraza, and Raul Cortes. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A prayer service will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

A chapel service will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Hillside Funeral Home. Procession will depart immediately after to the City of Laredo Cemetery.

In accordance with the City ordinance, the number of visitors will be limited. Please continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and honor the family from a distance. You may express your condolences to the family on our website at

Arrangements are under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, 310 Hillside Road.


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