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Higinia Aurora Nunez

January 11, 1922 June 22, 2023
Higinia Aurora Nunez
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Obituary for Higinia Aurora Nunez

Higinia Aurora Nunez, age 101, of Riverview, FL, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2023. A

native of San Jose De Las Matas, Dominican Republic, she resided in the Tampa Bay area for the

last two years. Prior to that, she lived in New Jersey for 19 years. However, she took pride in

initially arriving as an immigrant to the City of N.Y. and having worked hard to contribute

towards her family’s wellbeing. She was a devoted Catholic, a member of Resurrection Catholic

Church and was well known for her generosity in helping numerous people. Her greatest joy

was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A renowned storyteller,

Higinia would share stories of the old country and how she was brought up by her parents. She

made it a point to instill the same values, faith and love of God that were instilled in her as a

child, unto her children and extended family. If you were part of her lineage, she wanted you

to show it by being a light and salt in this world. Higinia was preceded in death by her husband,

Ramon Emilio Nunez, her son, Jose Nunez, and her granddaughters, Diana Encarnacion and

Giselle Nunez. She is survived by her sons, Felix Antonio, Arcenio, Simeon, Herminio, Fernando

and Ricardo; daughters, Mercedes, Maria, Ines, and Angela; brothers, Domingo and Benancio

Estevez; thirty-two grandchildren; forty-five great-grandchildren and one great-great-


A visitation will be held on Monday, June 26, 2023, from 4-6 PM at Southern Funeral Care. A

funeral mass will be held at Resurrection Catholic Church on the following day, Tuesday, June

27, 2023, at 10 AM with a graveside service following at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park.

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4:00 PM 6/26/2023 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/26/2023 6:00:00 PM
Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.

10510 Riverview Drive
Riverview, FL 33578

Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.
10510 Riverview Drive Riverview 33578 FL
United States

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10:00 AM 6/27/2023 10:00:00 AM
Resurrection Catholic Church

6819 Krycul Avenue
Riverview, FL 33578

Resurrection Catholic Church
6819 Krycul Avenue Riverview 33578 FL
United States

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