Maria Elvira Suniga (Gonzalez)


(January 7, 1940 – February 26, 2020)

Maria Elvira Suniga, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was born on January 7, 1940, in Duval County, Texas, to Manuel and Maria Justa (Saenz) Gonzalez. On April 10, 1957, she was united in marriage to Juan Rodriguez Suniga in Live Oak County, Texas. He preceded her in death on December 31, 2007. Maria was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a beautiful person, inside and out, and had a way of making people laugh when they were sad. She enjoyed being a homemaker, and loved gardening and working with flowers. She liked going to Bingo games, although she never played bingo herself. Maria was a member of Pearl Street Church of Christ.

She is survived by four sons, John Suniga and wife Delma of Plainview, Carlos Suniga of Comanche, David Suniga of Comanche, and Jessie Suniga and wife Diana of Sour Lake; two daughters, Sylvia Suniga of Brownwood and Maria Estella Suniga of Comanche; sister, Inversida Suniga and husband Martin of Comanche; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Alicia Suniga and Maria Justa; parents, Manuel and Maria Gonzalez; two brothers, Manuel Gonzales and Expection “Chon” Gonzales; and four sisters, America Reyes, Palmira Pena, Sovida Trujillo, and Mirita Martinez.

Lunch will be at Pearl Street Church of Christ on March 3, following the funeral services.

Service Details

Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. on March 2, 2020, at the Comanche Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on March 3, 2020, in the Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche County.

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