Zuniga, Luis Perez Born December 29, 1929 in Torrance, CA. Passed away June 23, 2006 in his home in Carson, CA. Luis is survived by his wife Dolores M. Zuniga, daughters, Dolores Zuniga, Amelia (Joe) Marquez, Celia Zuniga; Sons Alfred Zuniga (Corrina Camou), Fredrico Ziniga, Luis (Terri) Zuniga, Armando Zuniga, and Clemete Zuniga. He also leaves behind twenty (20) grandchildren and twenty-three (23) great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2006 from 4-8pm with a Rosary at 7pm at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance CA 90503. Mass will be held Monday, July 3, 2006 at 10am at Nativity Church, 1447 Engracia Ave., Torrance. His resting place will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City, CA 90230. Luis was a loving father. Our beloved "Pop" will be dearly missed.

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  1. I know that it has been a long time since I have seen all of you, but that does not mean that you are not in my heart(after all the people I Love the most in this world are part of you MY CHILDREN.) Yvonne looks so much like mom it is hard to look at her without thinking of mom, and Julie looks so much like dads sister and Amelia .Then there is Rita who so looks like her nina and Then there is Vicente who look just like his uncle Louie and pop in his day. My heart and prayers go out to all of you. I hope at some point you all can forgive me for taking the children so far away. I felt it was the only way I could survive and be there for them. I have sooooo many GREAT memories of all of you. So many that stick out that I cant even begin to write them down. Iam sure there woul not be enough space on this sight.I remember all of your smiles and laughter and I think of you all OFTEN. GOD Bless and keep you all safe. And know that dad is with you always… with love and fond memories Annie

  2. Grandpa, When my mom told me of your passing the first thing that came to mind was “why did I go to work today?” For a few hours after you passed I was upset with myself because I was not there with you when you took your last breath. When your rosary was held mom asked me if I wanted to say anything on your behalf, but I didn’t have the strength to go up there. I couldn’t find the words. How could words ever justify how much I love you? They couldn’t and they never will! I speak to you everyday and even in my dreams. Sometimes I look forward to my dreams because I know that I will see you, hear you, or simply just laugh with you like old times! So much has happened in my life within the last two years. I’m living my life still wanting to make you proud and I always ask…”what would grandpa say?”….no matter what, the way you and grandma view me is extremely important to me. You would be so proud of grandma, she is doing such an amazing job despite the circumstances! Ray, Matt and I always make room for grandma. I’m sad that you are not around to share my happiness. I found someone who loves me and we want to get married. The hard part is you will not be there to walk me down the aisle or dance with me during the “father/daughter” dance. Despite being my grandfather you were also the father that I never had and I will never be able to show you just how much I appreciate all those years of “discipline, love and security”. You are with me everyday! Like I said I continue to live my life wanting to make you and grandma proud. One day when I have children I will be able to tell them so many stories about you. We have had many great years together and I am so honored to be apart of the Zuniga family, but most of all I’m honored that I was blessed with having you as a grandfather. I love you!!!! All my love, Vanessa Rae Garcia

  3. Share a memory…. How do you chose just ONE? I will be 33 years old and I can’t pick just one memory of my Grandpa. I know the ones that most stick out to me. When he would take us acrossed the street from the Torrance house to see the horses. When he would pick sapotes off the sapote(sp) tree. That he was ALWAYS outside doing something, cleaning something, fixing SOMETHING. If someone was to ask me to share the MOST memorable things about my Grandpa Zuniga, it would probably have to be: When you sat down at the dinner table, you sat down TO EAT. Not to play or get up and down. If you got up for any reason, if even to go to the bathroom he would put CHILE’ (chili) in your food, haha. Also when you got in trouble you just KNEW Grandpa Zuniga would PULL your EARS. I have made many mistakes in my life, and have come a long way.I do not think I would change most of my life or take back or do different things I have done in my life. I have only two regrests in life as of right now. ONE: I was not able to attend my grandfather’s funeral. TWO: my newest child JAXON COLEY will never have the chance and blessing of knowing MY GRANDPA ZUNIGA!! I will miss my grandfather VERY MUCH. But know he is watching over me and my family. And I know that I was blessed to know him and to love him.

  4. I have known the Zuniga’s most of my life and know how much Grandpa Zuniga was loved and how much he will be missed. My deepest condolences, love and prayers to the entire Zuniga family. Daniela

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I am also sorry I could not be there for you, but my heart and prayers go to the Whole Zuniga Family. Love you Always Cousin Mickie

  6. My sincere condolences to the Zuniga Family, I know your son Alfred through a mutual friend, Benny.

  7. We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Sorry we are unable to be there but our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless and take care. Love Cousins, Elicia & Lupe

  8. Hi Zuniga family, I won’t say the usual “I’m sorry” you won’t get that from me, because I know everything is in Gods timing. The word of God says “to be absent in body is to be present with the Lord. It’s me Lizzie the youngest of the Pineda family, I PRAY that the Lord has given you the Peace that only he can provide. I PRAY that he will carry all of you and your mom through the next few days and reveal himself in such a way that he never has. I PRAY that all of you take time to be still and know that God is with you. I loved the video of your dad, It brought all the good memories that I have of him when my grandparents lived next to your family. Even though I was very young I remember your dad as a hard working family man, A man that loved his wife and kids. I remember him always talking to my grandparents over the fence and then when he would see me, he would say “Hi FEYA” then laugh. I always knew that it wasn’t in a mean way but it was a carino from him to me. I remember how he took so much pride in the home that he built for his family, WHAT A MAN! Your dad always had a warm and nice spirit about him and I will always carry the memory of his smile and laugh and of the great family he and your mom was blessed with. He has been a great example of what a father and husband should be. He was a provider and I know he adored your mom. Your dad came to my mom’s funeral 10yrs ago and I was so blessed and surprised to see him, My family and I hadn’t seen your dad for at least 30 yrs, WHAT A FAMILY FRIEND! When I seen your dad, I reminded him that he used to call me feya and boy did he get embarassed, I didn’t mean to embarass him I just wanted to remember me. He did and once again we laughed. What a great memory for me. I was truly blessed that day. Finally, Zuniga family, Love each other, respect each other and take care of mom because I know thats what DAD would want. God Bless all of you, Sincerely your friend Lizzie Martinez (Pineda)

  9. Words can not express what I am feeling at this moment. Only that my heart breaks over the news of your loss. Although I can not be there in person, I am with you in thought and prayer. May God’s love comfort you all. I will truly miss the way he would teasing me. Love to my Tia and Cousins. Teddy

  10. Grandpa you loved and were loved by everyone you came across. Us grand kids were lucky to have such a loving grandfather like you. We will all miss you very much, but we know that you are even closer to us now. DEEP IN OUR HEARTS. We LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER.

  11. Our hearts go out to the Zuniga family. In all of the photos of Mr. Zuniga (DVD), you could see that he was a very loving man. As Louie (Jr.) said in Church, he will one day be again with his “POP”, as all of us shall. You are in our prayers. Con Carino, Art & Myra

  12. To The Zuniga Family ~ All of our Families have so many wonderful past memories that we were blessed to have shared together. At this time of such deep and personal sadness, please know that our heartfelt sympathy, love and support is with you Always. Kevin and Candy Walsh & Family, Sandoval Family, Chapel Family, Moreno Family, Hubbard Family, Martinez Family, Cortez Family and last but not least The Chavez Family.

  13. I MISS U GRANDPA!!!!!!!!! I LOVE U ALWAYS!!!!!!! U are in a better place, and now in my HEART!!!!!!

  14. Grandpa, I miss you everyday not a single day goes by that I dont think of you,but I will see you again someday…I LOVE YOU!!!!

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