Catherine "Cathy" M. Cisneros went to rest with the Lord on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. A longtime resident of San Antonio, Texas, she was born August 23, 1967 in Mobile, Alabama. Cathy was married to her best friend Martin "Marty" Cisneros for over 13 years and they had two children. She is survived by her husband Martin Cisneros; her mother Willodean P. Smith; her father, William B. Smith; her sister Jennifer Smith- Swenson; her children Jennifer Ashcraft, Genieva L. Poindexter-Cisneros, Miranda F Cisneros; her nephews, Zane W. and Austin D. Swenson; her brother-in-law Zane B. Swenson; her faithful dog Muffin and numerous "adopted" kids who thought of her as her second mother or their cuddle buddy or the "Pitch Perfect" movie partner. Momma Pebbles, a camp name Cathy earned in Girl Scouts, will be dearly missed by all and her memory will live on in the hearts of those whose lives she touched. She was actively involved in the Girl Scouts, the Woodstone Elementary and Wood Middle School PTAs and she also volunteered at Windcrest United Methodist Church. She will always be remembered for her awesome curls, generosity, brutal honesty, the love of her family and extended family, a passion for reading, and the love of animals. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Windcrest United Methodist Church or the Childrens Bereavement Center of South Texas, 205 W. Olmos, San Antonio, TX 78212.

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  1. Cathy will be missed by so many. She was such a great friend and touched so many of us. Heaven gained a wonderful Angel.

  2. Cathy, God has a way of connecting people; I am grateful to have met and connected with you. You were always so funny and possessed the ability to be REAL and make everyone feel welcomed and part of whichever team you were on. I will cherish the funny times that we shared at the concession stand, selling nachos…lol OR decorating Wood Middle School. LOL I am happy that you’re no longer in pain, my friend. Rest in peace- My hope is that you know the impact you made on so many lives- I will always think of you when I see someone drinking out of a Bill Miller’s cup and wonder if it’s tea they are drinking. :)

  3. Cathy, I will treasure the many memories of our times together. I loved you from the moment I met you! Thank you for being a great friend and for taking on Michal Riley as though she were one of your own. You had such a huge heart. I am happy knowing that you are up in Heaven making everyone laugh and you are no longer in pain. Your village on earth will continue. I only hope we can honor your memory as it should be. Love you Momma Pebbles!

  4. Momma Pebbles no matter what you where doing you where always putting other people before your self. I have always admired you. I have learned so much from you and appreciate everything you did for my family. Thank you for loving Kathryn as she was your own. Our hearts are sad but are cherishing all the wonderful moments that God granted us to have with you. I thank God everyday that he let me come to love you as a sister, a friend , and part of my family. You will always be loved and appriecated. Thank you for being you. I love you today, tomorrow and for always. May you be at peace now, you deserve so much more. I love you always.

  5. I only met Cathy a few times but I rember them all. It’s like some people you meet you don’t forget! She was so happy funny & kind. My Grandson Zane W. visited her last Christmas and when he came home he was telling me how muçh he loved being around her. He said she was so much fun. I think we are all better people because we knew her.

    Saint Peter says God why are the lights so bright in heaven tonight! God said have you not heard? Cathy Cisneros the San Antonio Rose arrived today.

    St Peter said “WOW.” Bless this loving family.

  6. My family met Cathy and her family almost 9 years ago when our granddaughter and the girls were going to the school at the Windcrest church, and then they started school together. Cathy was always a very happy person, there to help with any thing that you needed. Our granddaughter (Mady) always would have a great time when she was at their house, she would say that it was a happy place to be. Thank you Cathy for all the love that you gave to her and our family you will be missed by so many, you are a special angel in Heaven now watching over the ones that you loved. You will always be with us.

  7. Bill, Dean, Jennifer, Martin, and family…..My heart and prayers go out to you. She will be greatly missed. God Bless You All.

  8. Maybe some girls aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they are supposed to run wild, until they find someone, just as wild, to run with……We ran wild and lived life to the fullest. You taught so many of us that were blessed to be part of your life how to enjoy life and be responsible parents at the same time.

  9. Although We were out Of Touch, You, Marty, And The Girls Were Never Out Of Mind or My Heart. You Made An Impact Me And Everyone Who Had the Good Fortune To meet You. I Will Always Consider It My Distinct Honor To Have had The Privilege To Call You My Friend, And You Will Remain In My Heart Forever.

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