A native of Devine, Texas, she was preceded in death by her husband Jesus Urdiales, son Jesse Urdiales, and daughter, Mary Trevino.
She is survived by her sons, Ray Urdiales and wife Judy of Texas, Joe Urdiales and wife Joann, Lupe Urdiales and wife Debbie all of Gilroy. Grandchildren, Nick, Carolyn, Barbara, Mark, Ronnie, Eva, Ryan, Marisa and Meghan and 6 great-grandchildren, Amanda, Justin, Michael, Jarrod, Taylor and Jeremy. She also leaves behind two sisters, Herminia and Francisca and many nieces and nephews.
Hortencia worked at California Canners and Growers for 45 years. She loved spending time with her family and friends and making and sharing tortillas and tamales. She also loved to spend time at the senior center listening to music and dancing. The family would like to extend gratitude to the staff of Gilroy Health Care and Odyssey Health Care Hospice for all their loving support during our time of need. Her loving smile will be missed.
A Visitation will begin 1:00 P.M. Sunday, followed by a Vigil Service at 6:30 P.M. both at Habing Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church.