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Sonia Maria Reese

Sonia Reese

Sonia Maria Reese, 66, of Surprise, Arizona died on January 04th, 2021 in Sun City Arizona. She was born May 06th, 1954 to Julio Pernudi and Essilda Cruz in Granada, Nicaragua.

Sonia was a paragon to her friends and family, with a smiling face and a warm heart. Her kindness affected everyone she met. She had a joy for life and a sense of humor that could make everyone laugh. She was a beacon of light that touched thousands of lives from all over the globe.  Sonia loved to dance and was usually the first one out on the dance floor. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved to spend time with her family any chance she got. She loved to shop and make jewelry with her daughter. Sonia was an amazing cook who made sure that everyone was well-fed, even if they said they weren’t hungry. No one left her home without a full stomach.

Sonia is survived by her loving husband, Steve Reese, her daughter, Kristina Reese (Kevin Reese), her sons; Clifford William Walton III (Tammy Walton), and Andrew Walton (Melissa Walton), her sisters; Cecilia Guerrero, and Florence Mayes, her aunt, Olga Mason, her cousin, Vera Zihal, her mother Essilda Fornari: and her two Boston Terriers Ellie and Star. Sonia is also survived by her six grandchildren; Alden Reese, Dylan Reese, Bryson Reese, Franklin Walton, Landon Boss, and Lily Boss. She is proceeded in death by her uncle Isaias Cruz. Services will be held at Thompson’s Funeral Chapel on January 30th, 2021 for immediate family only the services will also be available online via live stream. The family requests that all flowers be sent to Thompson Funeral Chapel.

8 Comments on “Sonia Maria Reese

  1. Your mama was an amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I know you will miss her deeply. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. I remember spending Summers as a kid at both my cousin Veraliza and Sonia’s house. She was so loving and so much fun. She welcomed you with open arms and you knew you belonged. My heart is filled with sadness but grateful that God placed her in my life. I will continue to smile every time I think of you.

    Love You!

  3. It was such a joy to get to know Sonia. It was always a joy to see her. She had the most beautiful smile and always made you smile. My love and prayers are with you Kristina and your dear family. I know you miss her so much. May God wrap you in His comforting arms. Love, Joyce

  4. Sonia – You were the most wonderful soul and you will be missed so very much. I love you and miss you! Rest in peace and watch over Kris and the entire family. Please hug and kiss Justin for us all. Until we see each other again <3 <3 <3

  5. There will never be enough words to thank this woman, as there will never be enough tears to cry her. Se was one of a kind in every thing she did, but specially in touching peoples hearts. Mine has a special wounded corner with your name. Love you.

  6. We can’t truly understand what your family is going through right now, but please accept our heartfelt prayers and condolences for your family’s loss. Your mom was a beautiful soul, full of love and faith. She may have departed from this earth, but she will never truly be gone. She will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone that knew her.

  7. Sorry for your loss Steve, I know what its like, Steve I lost my wife Julie Last year and I will Pray for you and family that GOD are with the family in these times

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