Martina R. Shepherd, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
Tina was born on February 13, 1936 to Erasmo and Petra Rodriguez. Martina enjoyed participating for 15 years with Health 2 U Crafters Group, Regional Medical and with Friendship Group Diocese of Corpus Christi. She will always be remembered for her love of Jesus, devotion and unwavering love for her family, dedication to her friends, and her quiet steadfast strength. She was a guide, mentor, friend and beautiful example of a strong Texas woman. Martina was a loving and caring mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, great aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, niece and friend. Martina is preceded in death by her father Erasmo Rodriguez, mother Petra Rodriguez, and brother Abel Rodriguez.
Martina is survived by her four sons, Don and wife Kim, Ocran and wife Rosa, Joe an wife June, James and wife Alicia; her sisters Vickie, Susie, Aurora, Lupe, Mary, Alice; her brothers Erasmo, Raymond, Arnold, Daniel; grandchildren Nicole, Adrian, Ashley, Brett, Jeremy, Christen, Naomi, Emily, Joshua, Ethan, Soplia, Sam, Jeremiah, Angelina; great grandchildren Brooklyn, Mason, Elijah, Miles, Marlow, and many, many, many, nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home and continue at St. Pius X Catholic Church for a Rosary to be recited at 5:30 p.m. and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 6:00 p.m.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.