Obituary: Julia Pina

Julia Pina, 88, of Newton died Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

She was born on June 28, 1927, in Newton, the daughter of Antonio and Irene Pedrosa Gomez. Julia was a lifelong resident of Newton. She married Lee Pina on Sept. 11, 1947, in Newton, and he died on Nov. 18, 2005.

Julia was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and a member of the Madero Society. Spending time with her children and grandchildren was very important to her. The holiday was always a joyous time of the year.

Survivors include her son Tom Pina and his wife Kimberly of Amarillo, Texas; daughter Theresa Estrada and husband Stan of Newton; brother Ralph Gomez of Hutchinson; sister Maggie Gomez of Newton; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pina was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson Jarrod Michael Pina; brothers Lou, George, John and Tony Gomez; sister Nancy Oropeza; and daughter, Rosalee Lindsay.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., both at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton. Inurnment will be in St. Mary?s Catholic Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with the building fund of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

There will be no visitation or viewing as cremation has been effected.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.

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