93, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend of many, died peacefully in her sleep on February 25th, 2015. Emma was born August 13th, 1921 in Tempe, AZ, the younger of two daughters, to Simon and Refugia Romero. Emma is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Adolfo B. Medina, sister Frances Medina, granddaughter Natasha and great-grandson Christopher. Emma is survived by her daughters Armida, Terri (Richard) Jenny (Joe), Olivia and son Adolfo Jr., 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 4 great, great-grandchildren. Emma always stressed family unity. She possessed a great sense of humor and feistiness in her daily life. Emma enjoyed sewing, reading her prayers and spending quality time with her family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM with a Rosary at 7:00 PM, Monday, March 2, 2015 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 909 S. 1st Avenue, Phoenix. Interment will follow at East Resthaven Park Cemetery, 4310 E. Southern Avenue, Phoenix. A special thanks to Hospice Family Care Center for the loving care and attention they provided Emma.
My deepest condolences Terri and family. May God bless all of you.
Tom and Beth Elias
We know your mom has been welcomed back into Gods open arms. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Craig Williamson (#518. Ret.)
i pray the Blessed Mother gives you comfort in your time of need, Teri. Dios les bendiga.
Terri and family,
May cherished memories of you mother give you comfort during this difficult time.
With deep and sincere sympathy. Lynda
My love and prayers are for you, Terri & family. God Bless your Mom!
Terri, sending prayers of peace to you and your family. May God shower you with his love during this most difficult time….
Espero que Dios te de fuerza a ti y tu familia en este tiempo tan dificile. Dios te bendiga y quiero que sepas que estoy pensando y rezando por ti.
Lo siento mucho.
Maria E. Stevens
My deepest condolences Terri. I will keep you and your family in prayer. God Bless You!!