Virginia Aguilar

Aguilar, Virginia (Encinas)
born December 24, 1921 in Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on February 20, 2013 at the age of 91. Virginia now joins her beloved husband of 63 years, Manuel. May they rest in peace in the Kingdom of our Heavenly Father. She is survived by her daughter Dalia Ramirez (Eddie); son Albert R. Blanco Sr.; Six grandchildren: Daniel Ramirez (Diana); Thomas Ramirez (Sandra); DeAnna Ortiz (Joe); Gil Ramirez; Albert Blanco Jr. (Vanessa); Joseph Blanco (Veronica). Eleven great-grandchildren: Joseph, Melissa, Celina, Lauren, Ariana, Vincent, Daniel, Albert III, Jalen, Reyna, BeBe and four great-great grandchildren: Angelo, Zianya, Marcellus, Demetri. Virginia was the glue that held our family together. We recognize now that she is alive in all of us through our memories, stories, and attitudes. We see her in our smiles and hear her in our laughter. Services Wednesday February 27, 2013 with visitation at 9:00 am; rosary at 10:00 am and funeral mass at 11:00 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 24, 2013