Leonilda “Lily” Muniz, 91, passed away peacefully at home surrounding by her loving family on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Leonilda was born in Riveira, Spain and immigrated to Jersey City in 1968 before moving to Clark 10 years ago.
Leonilda’s love was spending time with family especially her two granddaughters. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.
Leonilda was the beloved wife of the late Jose Muniz; devoted mother of Ana & Carlos Prado, Joseph & Walky Muniz and the late Jose Manuel Muniz; cherished grandmother of Sara & Matthew Brudnicki and Julia Muniz; loving sister of Jose Santos and the late Manuel Santos, Flora Muniz, Josefa Lampon, Sofia Pego, Juanita Cadorniga and Angelita Fontaina. Also survived by many loving relatives and dear friends.
Visitation is on Monday, March 2, 2020, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at RIOTTO FUNERAL HOME & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306 (For GPS Navigation it is best to use our parking lot entrance address: 14 Stagg St., Jersey City). Funeral will begin on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:00 AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will follow 10:00 AM at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
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