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In Memory of

Maria Balderas Hurtado

April 1, 1941 - May 10, 2017

Obituary


Maria Hurtado was born on April 1, 1941, in Artesia, NM, to Abundio and Ramona Balderas. She passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Fresno, CA, reuniting with her husband, Valentin S. Hurtado. They were married 43 years when "Mr. Val" passed away in 2003.
Ms. Maria owned and operated "Los Amiguitos" Child Development Center for 37 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Valentin; her parents, Abundio and Ramona Balderas; her sister, Julia Balderas; and her brother, Ezequiel Balderas.
Maria is survived by her sister, Jessie Ortega; her children, Valentin Hurtado,...

Maria Hurtado was born on April 1, 1941, in Artesia, NM, to Abundio and Ramona Balderas. She passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Fresno, CA, reuniting with her husband, Valentin S. Hurtado. They were married 43 years when "Mr. Val" passed away in 2003.
Ms. Maria owned and operated "Los Amiguitos" Child Development Center for 37 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Valentin; her parents, Abundio and Ramona Balderas; her sister, Julia Balderas; and her brother, Ezequiel Balderas.
Maria is survived by her sister, Jessie Ortega; her children, Valentin Hurtado, Jr., Terri M. Hurtado, and Christine Hurtado- Cordova; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, with one on the way; many in-laws; nieces; nephews; and lifelong friends.
Visitation will be held at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. followed by a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony Mary Claret Catholic Church, 2494 S. Chestnut Ave., Fresno, CA 93725, on Friday, May 26, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Washington Colony Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in "Ms. Maria's" name to Catholic Charities, 149 N. Fulton, Fresno CA 93701.