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Manuel Quijada Jr.

Quijada Manuel

Manuel “Sungie” Quijada, Jr., age 71, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on May 29, 2020. He was born on August 30, 1948 to Manuel and Catalina Quijada in Yuma, Arizona.

Manuel enjoyed volunteering at Peoria Department of Parks and Recreation, with the Special Olympics, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Yuma little league baseball.

Manuel is survived by his wife; Martha L. Quijada, his daughters; Monica Quijada, Christina Quijada-Scott, Marina L. Celestino, and Stephanie L. Aragon, his son; Eric Ortega, and his siblings; Yolanda Rios, Velia Zamora, and Steve and Joaquin Quijada. Manuel is also survived by his 14 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services are going to be held on Thursday June 4, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Chapel ,926 S. Litchfield Rd. at 11am in Goodyear, Arizona.

9 Comments on “Manuel Quijada Jr.

  1. We love our brother Manuel, had a great time when Manuel and Martha came up to Yarnell to visit for the weekend. We miss you already

  2. RIP primo. You’re now in a better place without any pain or suffering. I will miss you but hold your memories of us in Yuma close to my heart. Love you and miss you primo.

  3. Our hearts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  4. To the Quijada family . I’m very sad to see my long time friend of many yrs gone to soon . Sugue brotha . You will be missed . Rip my brotha . Friend of the family of many yrs . God Bless your family . Lord hold you all .

  5. Rest in peace my cousin. You will be missed by all of your family in California. I will always think of the times and happy moments we shared together at family gatherings. Our condolences to your family.

  6. Our heart felt condolences to Martha and the entire Quijada family. Sungie was a high school friend and part of our wedding Party. It was good to spend some time with Sungie at the 50th reunion of our Yuma High class of 1966. You are in our prayers. Rest in Peace Sungie.
    God Bless, Jerry & Jeannette

  7. Sungie, my brother, we go back a long time! You will be missed by your Crane and Criminal classmates, as well as our family, but God now has a loving man with Him!

  8. Cousin Sungie, my prayers are with you. You have a family in heaven waiting for you with loving, open arms. You’ve suffered thes past years, but now you are at peace. God Bless you for giving you the strength to fight this long. Rest in Peace, cousin. Love Evelyn Diaz

  9. To Martha and all of Manuel’s family and friends. I knew Manuel from the Peoria Special Needs program. Manuel was one of the nicest people, so caring for others. He had a great fun personality and was glad to call him my friend. He was loved and cherished by so many. I have found memories of a group of people who shared a special friendship. Godspeed Manuel.

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