Diane Martinez Flores of Uvalde passed away on August 14, 2018 in San Antonio at age of 56. She was born on August 12, 1962 in East Chicago, Indiana s to Antonio Martinez and Erlinda Cano Cardona. She married Ricardo V. Flores, Jr. in Uvalde on December 20, 1986.
Diane was also an employee of Uvalde CISD for over 10 years. She enjoyed music, board games, movies, her cat Pancho and loved family gatherings. Diane was a nurturing person and spent many years working a various daycares and caring for the elderly.
She is survived by her mother of Uvalde; sisters, Jeanette Martinez of Uvalde, Beverly Garcia and husband, Javier of San Antonio and Roxanne Rivera and husband, Adam of Uvalde; special friends, Nancy Balzen and husband, Barry of Knippa; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her father; husband, Richard V. Flores; and twin brother, Antonio Martinez, Jr.
A rosary will be held on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Pallbearers will be Ethan Rivera, Frank Gaitan, Lalo Zamora, Raymond Cano, III, Moses Alvarez and Roy Falcon.
RIP Diane. You were one of the most sincere caring person with a heart of gold, that I knew! You enjoyed helping others and did it all the time. Heaven has gained an Angel! RIP my beautiful friend!
Randy GonzalesAustin, TX
May your beautiful daughter rest in the arms of our Lord. May she walk hand in hand with our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Juanita GarciaSan Antonio, TX
My condolences to the family. Diane was my friend and the only thing that makes the loss easier to bear is to know she and Rick are finally back together again. I'm so happy for both of them, knowing there's no longer the pain of seperation. I will miss her and her personality very much.
Louie NeiraUvalde, TX
I am deeply saddened by the news of Diane passing. Please accept my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Diane was such a kind and friendly person. She will greatly be miss.
Patricia PerezUvalde, TX
Our condolences to all the Martinez-Cardona family for their loss. She was such a pleasant person. Sorry we were unable to attend her funeral mass. Prayers for all the family. God bless!
Ronnie and Angie Garzuvalde, TX
My deepest condolences to the entire family she is at rest now may the lord give u all the serenity and strength during ur hard moments god bless
Dora GonzalezUvalde, TX
Love from all the beauty you brought to all of us at Trinity Lutheran Pre-School and Day Care. You will be forever be missed but not forgotten. Heaven has received another angel! May you rest in peace !
Patty Jettknippa, TX
My sincere condolences to the family of Diane. She was a great person who always had a smile on her face and always so kind. I enjoyed working with her as well. She will always be remembered. Rest in Peace my cousin.
Kristina Belman PichardoUvalde, TX
My sincerest condolences to the entire family. Diane was a great person with a big heart and beautiful soul. May she rest in peace.
Monica Casarez GamezEagle Pass, TX
My most sincere condolences to all the family. Diane will be truly missed. Memories of our childhood flooded my mind with the news of her passing. She was always so loving and kind. Our prayers go out to the family during these difficult times. May God grant you peace and comfort. Love you all.
Norma O RodriguezSAN MARCOS, TX
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our sister Diane. She is forever in our hearts - our lives will never be the same. Rest In Peace dear luv.
Pat and Ron YoungNew Port Richey, FL
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during your time of sorrow. May our Lord give each of you peace and comfort. Rest In Peace sweet Diane.
Susie S. FernandezUvalde, TX
May you Rest In Peace.
Robert ContrerasLake Jackson, TX
I am so sorry to hear about Diane. Please know I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort. My heart hurts with yours.
Suzanne Fly Rue
Suzanne RueUvalde, TX
Wishing the Cardona family peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Sending lots of hugs. Diane was a beautiful person inside and out. I Loved to talked to her when she would come visit the library.
Classmate with love,
My condolences on your loss. She will truly be missed. Diane was a very special person and loved by everyone that met her.
Martina Rubio ArreolaSan Antonio, TX
Virginia Gleasonuvalde, TX
I am sorry I could not be there with you all , I miss everyone so much . Slot has happened since I have been away .
Diane was one of our childhood friends , I remember all the fun we used to have on the block . I love you all like family . You and your family showed me a lot of love when I was growing up . My prayers and my love will always be with you . I remember the radio commercial Amaro made the last time he ran for commissioner .
He was always so funny .
Give my love to everyone .
With love , kiko
Frank ( kiko ) corralesDel Rio, TX