The Orange Leader
Luis D. Zuniga, 70, of Bridge City, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.
Funeral services will be 2pm, Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Virgil J. Illa of La Iglesia Del Pueblo in Groves. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 9pm, Wednesday at the funeral home with a service at 7pm.
Born in Bajan, Coahuila, Mexico, on February 28, 1943, Luis was the son of Esteban Zuniga and Maria (Davila) Zuniga. He was the owner of Guadalajara Restaurant in Orange since 1976 and worked at Burton Shipyard in Port Arthur for 8 years. Luis was a faithful member of La Iglesia Del Pueblo Church since 1978. He never met a stranger and will be missed by many.
Luis was preceded in death by his parents and son, John Edward Zuniga.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Angelita Zuniga; son, Joe Zuniga and wife, Gina of Mauriceville; daughter, Belen Zuniga of Bridge City; son, Rudy Zuniga and wife, Yamile of Bridge City; daughter, Gloria Rivera and husband, Bulmaro of Bridge City; 14 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; sister, Aurelia Zuniga; and brother, Jesus Saldana.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at Renal Center in Port Arthur for the excellent care they gave Luis.