Mr. Suniga was born Nov. 21, 1928, in Beeville to Manuel and Paula Suniga.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Guillermo, David and Avelino Suniga; and two sisters, Elisa S. Gonzales and Rumalda Suniga Cortez.
Survivors include a son, Manuel (Mary Alice) Suniga of Corpus Christi; a sister, Kirby Suniga of Beeville; common-law spouse, Concepcion Rodriguez of Beeville; two step-sons, Fufracio (Julia) Rodriguez of Odessa and Joseph Rodriguez of Beeville; two grandsons, Manuel Gonzales of Dallas and Jodie Gonzales of Bastrop; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
A rosary was recited Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Treviño Funeral Home chapel.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 16, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Rev. Luke Thirunelliparambil officiating. Burial followed at the Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Ernest Gonzales, Joe Gonzales, Jody Gonzales, Salvador Lopez, Ryan Farrell and Abel Suniga.
Honorary pallbearers were Joseph Rodriguez and Norberto Garcia.
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