Maria P. Oranday, age 85, of Taylor passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, at her home in Taylor.
Maria was born July 22, 1935, to Juan and Filipa Palomo in Hondo.
She retired in February of 1998 after 25 years of working at the University of Texas in Austin, as a custodian. After retiring she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and picking them up from school. She also liked spending time with her husband. They were inseparable. They shopped together and liked eating out at some of their favorite restaurants.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Anselmo G. Oranday; her children, Anselmo Oranday Jr. and wife Maria Guzman, Diana Garza, and Armando Oranday and wife Yvonne; her 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, three brothers, three sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home with rosary at 7 p.m.
A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Taylor City Cemetery.