Francisco Espinoza III, 44, died Thursday, November 27, 2008 at McAllen Heart Hospital.

Born in Naperville, Illinois, Mr. Espinoza was formerly of Pharr and had lived in Edinburg for 14 years.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Margarita Espinoza and a brother, Daniel Espinoza.

Mr. Espinoza is survived by his wife, Carolina Espinoza of Edinburg; stepdaughter, Karen Rivera of Edinburg; father, Francisco Espinoza, Jr. of Pharr; two brothers, Arturo Espinoza of McAllen and Esteban Espinoza of Pharr; four sisters, Diana Espinoza of San Juan, Delfina Espinoza of Harker Heights, Texas, Julia Cano and Patricia Resendez, both of Edinburg.

Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Edinburg. Burial followed at Guadalupe Cemetery in Pharr.