Elvira M. Munoz

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, 86, was peacefully called home on May 23, 2014, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Superior.

Elvira was born on Sept. 26, 1927 in Hernandez, N.M. to Escolistico and Aurelia Maestas.  

Elvira was a member of the Altar Society for many years. She was also a catechism teacher. Elvira worked for the United States Postal Service for 32 years.  She enjoyed camping with her son and grandchildren. She loved to crochet, and watch her many T.V. programs.  She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  

Elvira is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ruben, Clovis and Jake Maestas; daughter, Velma Salas; beloved husband, Martin Munoz Sr.; and stepsons, Martin Jr. and Charles Munoz.  

Elvira is survived by her sons, David (Becky) Lopez of Pinetop and Ruben (Eva) Lopez; daughter, Marlene (Aurelio) Vega of Superior; stepson, Bobby (Angelita) Munoz; sisters, Stella Maestas and Adela Lopez, both of New Mexico; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services for Elvira are on Saturday, June 7, 2014, with Rosary at 9:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Superior, AZ.  

Superior Funeral Home assisted the Family with the arrangements. An online guestbook may be found at www.SuperiorFuneral.com.

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