Maria Elena Yount, age 37, of San Antonio, passed away in the evening hours of Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Maria was born into a proud military family on deployment in Seoul, South Korea to Carlos Genaro and Rose Marie Martinez Montejano. Maria was a graduate of Judson High School where she quickly fit in after moving around the world with the commitments of being a military child.
Maria was the mother of one son, Michael Carlos Yount, who was the light of her life. She had a bounding smile and beautiful eyes that were only that much better when she was with her beloved Mikey. She shared with him her love of music, especially the Beatles. She shared her love of the beach and dancing with her son.
Beyond her beauty, Maria was smart and driven. Her heart was larger than life, she was always there for her friends and family. Her generosity continued has an organ donor by providing another chance of life to others. She had been attending school where she hoped one day to become a therapist – and fulfilling her dream of helping others throughout their life.
Maria is survived by her son, Michael C. Yount and his father Michael Yount, of San Marcos; parents, Carlos and Rose Montejano; sisters, Angelina De Los Santos, and husband Mel, and Amelia Montejano and husband Jamie Contreras, all of San Antonio; Debbie Ann DiCola and Desiree Montejano, of New York; nieces, Amelia DiCola of New York and Elena De Los Santos of San Antonio; nephew Thomas De Los Santos of San Antonio, Grandparents, Angelina and Charlie Martinez of Ennis, Texas; and by a host of other relatives and very special friends.
Visitation will be held from 4 – 6 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2020, evening with a rosary to begin at 5:30 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Funeral services for Maria Yount will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Father Richard Aguilar officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Park. 7735 Gibbs Sprawl Rd, San Antonio, TX 78239. 210-599-2035.
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