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Alfonso Nuñez

June 15, 1939 — January 1, 2023

El Paso, Texas

 

Alfonso (Poncho) Nuñez, peacefully passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023, at the age of 83 surrounded by his loved ones. 

Poncho was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.  He was born in Guadalupe, Chihuahua, coming to the United State as a child working the fields alongside his father. Later, during his adult life, Poncho worked as a truck driver which was a passion of his until his dying day. Poncho enjoyed singing, dancing, laughing, and being around his family every chance he had.  He was the second eldest of five brothers and three sisters.

Poncho is preceded in death by his parents, Fernando, and Pilar Nuñez. He leaves behind his wife of 61 years Ofelia Nuñez, his four daughters; Hilda Nuñez, Lourdes Pinedo (Husband Roberto), Gloria Nuñez, Alma Rosa Padilla (Husband Ernesto), his seven grandkids; Joe, Katherine, Daisy, Jasmine (Husband Efrain), Moses, Lea, Cenè (Husband Shane), and his thirteen great grandkids; Mia, Ava, Eliza, Hailey, Lyla, Alize, Corey, Kai'le, London, Manny, Jaelyn, Emery, and Elena.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM with a Rosary at 6:00 PM, Friday, January 13, 2023, at Sunset Funeral Homes - East 750 N Carolina.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 14, 2023, at San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church - 503 Hunter Dr.  Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery - 401 S Zaragoza.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 13, 2023

4:00 - 8:00pm (Mountain time)

Sunset Funeral Homes - East

750 N. Carolina, El Paso, TX 79915

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Rosary

Friday, January 13, 2023

Starts at 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Sunset Funeral Homes - East

750 N. Carolina, El Paso, TX 79915

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Mass

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Starts at 10:00am (Mountain time)

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Interment

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Starts at 11:30am (Mountain time)

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