Mary “Maria” Villanueva Soto

Mary “Maria” Villanueva Soto

Mary “Maria” Villanueva Soto, age 80, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on October 21, 1938 in Ft. McKavett, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents Francisco Villanueva and Antonia R. Villanueva; husband Miguel Soto Sr. son Miguel Soto Jr. and wife Becky Soto, grandson Aaron Contreras and great-granddaughter Gabrielle Marie Soto.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving children Harry Soto (Lily), Jesse Soto (Rosie), Irma Soto (Bobby), Gloria Contreras (Jerry) and Edward Soto. 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Mass is scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church.

Gentlemen with the Honor of Pallbearers are Jerry Soto, Michael Soto III, Jesus Soto Jr, Ernesto Berton, Thomas Contreras, and Edward Soto Jr. Honorary Pallbearers are Jaime Soto, Rene Soto, Gabriel Soto, Andrew Soto, Eric Berton and Isaac Soto.

Services will conclude after the Mass.

Please visit our website at and sign our online guestbook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2020 Bedell Ave., Del Rio, Texas 78840 (830) 778-2020.