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Virginia Mercedes Munoz

May 20, 1931 — June 1, 2023

Virginia M. Munoz (nee Abreu), “Nina”, age 92, passed away June 1, 2023. Devout catholic and proud American citizen. Born on “Finca Galindo”, her family sugarcane farm located in the Cienfuegos Province of Cuba on May 20, 1931. Beautiful daughter of the late Secundino V. and the late Mercedes Abreu. Adored sister of the late Wilfredo, the late Mario, the late Juan, the late Rodolfo (Berta), and Sergio. Devoted wife of the late Tomas T Munoz, M.D. They married and left Cuba in 1956, moved to the United States with husband that accepted a Medical Fellowship at Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital. Return to Cuba was prevented by the revolution. She embraced her new country and the liberty it protected. Loving and selfless mother of the late Virginia C. Martinez (Fernando), Thomas Munoz (Jacquelyn Vanderbok), the late Frank L. Munoz, DDS (Lucille Sapienza), Patricia Zulanas (the late Raymond), Edward C. Munoz, the late Michael P. Munoz, Maria I. Murawski (Jonathan) and Ricardo M. Munoz (Jennifer Toohey). Beloved grandmother of Tristan Martinez (Brandi), Matthew Martinez (Stephanie), Rebecca Greiner (Collin), Lia King (William), Thomas Munoz, Adriana Grzebielucha (Brad), Raymond Zulanas II (Taylor), Nina Zulanas, Alyssa Murawski, and Ricardo T. Munoz. Spirited great grandmother of Sloan, Henry, Sophia, Tessa, Kyla, Vera, Francesca, Josefina, Viviana, Theo, Raymond III, and Virginia. Cherished aunt and caring friend to many. She was loved by the friends of her children that enjoyed her cooking and the welcoming atmosphere of the Munoz household. Nina will be remembered for her loving heart, catholic faith, delicious cooking, humor, generosity, love of music, old fashioned values, patriotism, grace, and beauty. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc. entrusted with all arrangements. ** For Those of you who may not be able to attend the services for Virginia, the Munoz family has made available a live stream of the Funeral Mass at St. Jude Catholic Church. Please use the link provided just prior to the 12:00 noon funeral service. https://asimplestreaming.com/vmmunoz (https://asimplestreaming.com/vmmunoz)


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Monday, June 19, 2023

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