Maria I. Herrera

Maria I. Herrera, 46, of Bellmead, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018.

Funeral Services: 10AM Friday, August 17th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Visitation: 6 to8PM Thursday, August 16th at Lake Shore Funeral Home.

Maria was born September 9, 1971 in Salineno. She received her Associate Degree from TSTC. She moved to Frisco and worked in Human Resources for Mario Sinacola and Sons Construction.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas “Chapo” Cruz.

She is survived by her daughters, Regina Herrera and Veronica Herrera; son, Jordan Ortiz; parents, Catarino and Maria Cruz; sisters, Claudia Cruz, Edna Cruz, Daisy Cruz and Cathy Cruz; brother, Marcos Cruz; and nine grandchildren.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Jennifer Nichols

    My Deepest Condolences to her Family. Maria was a Beautiful and Kind person. She will forever be in our Hearts. We find Comfort in our Faith and Trust, knowing we will see her again in HEAVEN.
    REST IN PEACE MARIA…….no more pain. HAPPINESS AND JOY FLOODS YOUR SOUL. My continued Prayers for her Family. Much Love.

  2. Audie Morell Good


    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Maria was a good friend of mine in High School. She was a loving and compassionate person. I know that she is now healed and in no more pain. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Sweet Maria. It was a pleasure to work with her over the last couple of years. She was so much fun to be around and made us laugh with her incredible sense of humor. Her thoughts were always about her concern for others and not herself. Rest In Peace sweet friend.

  4. Maria’s zest for life and optimism were contagious. She was incredibly kind, selfless and very, very funny. She will be missed by all those that had the good fortune of knowing her. May she Rest In Peace.

  5. Maria was the toughest woman I knew, she never let anything break her, and yet she was one of the most loving and compassionate people I ever knew. I know she is at peace and no longer in pain. She has gone to be with our Lord Savior and will watch over her friends and family for eternity. She is in great company.

  6. Maria always had a smile and was willing to help. Everyone at Mario Sinacola & Sons will miss her. Prayers of peace and comfort to Maria’s family and loved ones.

  7. My Deepest Condolences to her Family. Maria was a Beautiful and Kind person. She will forever be in our Hearts. I find Comfort in our Faith and Trust, knowing we will see her again in our Lord’s Kingdom!
    Maria may you rest in the arms of our Father! No more pain only Love, peace and joy celebrating with Christ! May your family and children find peace and comfort knowing you are in the hands of our Maker. One day we shall be reunited with our Father and family and friends. What a joy this will be. Prayers for her Family. I love you and thank God for the opportunity to meet. We will miss your beautiful smile

  8. Albert and Shelley Cardenas

    Dearest Maria, we have not known you for a long time, but we feel as though we have known you forever. God puts people together for a reason, ours was for love of others. We love you and your sister very much and you will always be in our hearts. You are at peace dear one being one of God’s Angels. Your airport friends.

  9. Maria was always full of life & laughter. Her sense of humor was unmatched. I’m so grateful for the time I had with her. You’ll forever be missed, Maria.

  10. Maria was not only a fellow classmate, but one of my best friends from school from the day we met never a dull moment always laughing, honest even in those most difficult times. No matter how long it had been since we seen each other it felt as we had seen each everyday. I’m gonna miss you my dear friend, I will always cherish all our school and friendship memories. No more suffering or pain. Love you amiga!!! My condolences go out to her mom and dad, her children, sisters, brother, and her grandchildren.

  11. My thoughts and prayers for her kids and family. Maria and i worked together at spenco many yrs ago and she was such a beautiful and strong woman. We had many great times and i will never forget her. Rest easy Maria….you are healed. Til we see each other again.

  12. I would love to give my condolences to the family and friends. Marie AKA (Tha White Girl of Spenco). This girl was the one that made your day bright when she come in the room. Love ???? you Marie ???????????????? Hope to see you in a never life Beautiful lady

  13. Condolence to Maria family I had the honor of meeting her when the girls babies. She was very friendly, easy to talk and always with a smile! She will be greatly missed.
    Mary Asebedo

  14. Our deepest sympathies for all the family, you will be always in our memories , you touched everyone that got to know you, I still remember the beautiful 4 year old little girl that came to the daycare I worked for, not imagining I was going to be your “tia” . I hope your family finds confort knowing that you are not in pain anymore. Rest In Peace Isabel

  15. Josefina Torres

    My deepest condolences. I don’t have any words to express what I feel. I’m in tears right now. I will miss and love you very much always Isabel. Primas a very special angel will always be watching over all of y’all. Thank for sharing this beautiful celebration of her life.

  16. My deepest sympathy to the family. Maria was a very beautiful person inside and out. She could make anyone laugh with her great sense of humor. She will forever be remembered by all who were blessed to know her.

  17. She was a very sweet young lady and beautiful. No more pain. May you rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers to her children and family.

  18. Enriqueta Martinez

    Though our words can do little to comfort you, I hope our thoughts and prayers will support you at this time. My condolences to the family God Bless. You will be missed Maria.
    Wal-Mart Return Center #9153

  19. Maria i know you are a beautiful angel and not suffering. I am so glad we worked together at Spenco. You would make me laugh so much. You were tough and kind at the same time. You never let anything brng you down. You loved your family so much now you will be their angel. Although i havent seen you in several years i can still hear your laughter. I am blessed to say you were my friend. Rest in Peace my beautiful sweet friend.

  20. God bless the children who had their time cut way too short with their mama… God comfort their pain…

  21. Maria was one-of-a-kind. She was a special person and I will never forget the great times we had together. I remember, being in the passenger seat, in her “lime green” Camaro heading to where ever we wanted to go. She was a blast and lived life to the fullest. Maria, you are missed but I know that your Angel wings will protect us. One day we will meet again. Rest my friend . . REST!

  22. Shawneebria Anderson

    Rest in Heaven Maria
    Fly High

  23. Patricia Moreno

    I was very fortunate to work with Maria. She brightened the room with her great smile, sense of humor, and always willing to help others. She will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to Maria’s family.

  24. Rest in Peace, my wonderful friend! My condolences to the family .
    I will miss you, your jokes and beautiful laughter .

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