Maria Orlinda Villanueva was born October 4, 1935 in Cavite City, Philippines to Graciano Surnet and Marta Ignacio. She later moved to Olongapo City, Philippines and married Sabino Villanueva. Together they had 10 children. Maria moved to Japan in 1980 and then to the United States in 1983. She worked at Piccadilly Cafeterias in Grand Prairie, Texas for 18 years and retired in 1996.
Maria Orlinda Villanueva was preceded in death by her husband, Sabino Villanueva in 1990; one daughter and two sons, Teresita Villanueva, Bonifacio Villanueva and Robert Villanueva; her sister, Pacita Surnet; two son-in-laws, Ruben Edquilane and James Miller.
Survivors include six daughters and one son, Jane Miller, Aida Elayda and Husband Jessie, Angelita Edquilane, Zenaida Esguerra and husband Romeo, Joselito Villanueva and wife Imee, Ederlinda Velasco and husband Berlin, Sandra Woods and husband Noparat; 25 grandchildren, Henry Miller, David Miller, Matthew Woods, Michael Woods, Sheila Elayda, Lea Elayda, Jayda Elayda, Martin Elayda, Jerome Elayda, Marben Edquilane, Marlet Edquilane, Marlden Edquilane, Rosezen Esguerra, Rowel Esguerra, Raymond Esguerra, Janchris Esguerra, Joyce Villanueva, Jomel Villanueva, Maria Villanueva, JC Villanueva, Princess Velasco, Brian Velasco, Beejay Velasco, Jay Mirador and Ayesha Mirador; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Rosary & Mass in Memory of Maria
9:30 am, Wednesday, October 27, 2021
St. Michael the Archangel Church
2910 Corn Valley Road
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
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