Martha de la Fuente

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Martha de la Fuente, 56 passed away suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at her home in Clear Lake City. Martha was born in El Paso, TX on Nov. 23, 1959 to Arturo Tafoya and Graciela Ramirez Tafoya.  She grew up in Juarez, Mexico where she was a member of the Methodist Church, El Divino Salvador.  Later she graduated from Lydia Paterson Institute in El Paso, TX in 1977.  She then attended McMurry College in Abilene, TX.

In 1979 she married Ricardo de la Fuente and moved to Houston where she was able to complete her college education, graduating from the University of Houston with a B.A. in Accounting in 1983. Three years later in 1986 she obtained her certification as a C.P.A.

Martha and Ricardo were members of the Clear Lake United Methodist Church in Clear Lake and currently are members of the Good Shepherd Church, ARP in neighboring League City.

Martha is survived by her husband, Ricardo, her mother Graciela Tafoya, her brothers Ruben and Arturo Tafoya as well as nephews and nieces. She is lost to this world but has entered the joy of her Savior, Jesus Christ.

A Memorial Service will be held at Crowder Funeral Home in Webster on Saturday, February 13th at 11AM.


  1. Ricardo, I’m really sorry to hear about your wife. May God bless you and your family and give you peace during this difficult time.

    Jim Webb

    James Webb
  2. Very sorry to hear about your wife. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

    Zulema Olivas

    Zulema Olivas
  3. Many sympathies to you and your family

    Marie Vander Weele
  4. Ricardo I pray that you will be given comfort in the arms of Jesus and this prayer is also for the rest of your family and friends.

    Scott Stentz
  5. Ricardo, Although it has been many years since we last saw one another, I wanted to let you know how truly sorry I am to here of Martha’s passing. She was such a lovely person. I know that she will be missed deeply by everyone who loved her.

    God bless you and keep you in His care- Jeanie

    Jeanie Kitson
  6. I am so very sorry for your loss Ricardo. Your wife was a sweet sweet lady. I know she is singing in heaven. Peace to you, Diane and Johnnie Krolczyk

    Diane Krolczyk
  7. Ricardo, Mark & I are praying for your and your family – so very very sad to hear about Martha. She was a beautiful loving Christian woman who we blessed everyone she knew.

    Juliet and Mark Markovich
  8. Ricardo and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss and am praying for your comfort and healing.

    Cheryl Boone
  9. Ricardo,
    You have my deepest and most sincere condolences. My heart aches on your behalf. May you have all the support and strength you wan and need for this sad time.

    Thinking of you,
    Shirley (Bertschler) Black, in Florida

    Shirley Black
  10. Ricardo,
    I am so sorry, please know that you and your family are in my prayers.

    Bill Bower
  11. Ricardo and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for you and your family to be comforted with the comfort that only your Lord Jesus can provide.
    Dick & Dianne Gilbert

    Dick Gilbert
  12. I Love You & Will Miss You So Much, Thank You For Everything.❤️

    Wendy Cuadra

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