Maria M. Tamez, 97, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Laredo, Texas. Mrs. Tamez is preceded in death by her parents, Francisco and Maria Del Carmen Morales; husband, Ramiro Tamez; daughter, Maria Del Carmen Tamez. She is survived by her children, Manuel Tamez, Aurora Zepeda, Francisco Tamez, Georgina Tamez, Martin (Santa) Tamez, and Maria Teresa Tamez; her two dogs, Corgis Lulu, and Sofi. Mrs. Tamez is also survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. from Hillside Funeral Home to San Martin De Porres Catholic Church. A mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. 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.