Rebecca Miranda

April 22, 1940February 6, 2019

Rebecca (Aguilar) Miranda, 78, of Peoria, Arizona entered into Heaven peacefully on February 6, 2019 in Sun City, Arizona. Rebecca was born on April 22, 1940 in Bay City, Texas to Frank and Teresa Aguilar. Rebecca was the second of seven children. Rebecca grew EVERYWHERE as her husband was a migrant farm worker. Rebecca considered herself a homemaker and her love was her girls. Her passion was the church and taking care of people. She belonged to the Assembly of God Church where she was the coordinator of the “Missionettes”, a cook for various projects and events, and she was very active in collecting clothing and food for the homeless.

Rebecca leaves behind the Love of her life, Francisco “Frank”; her daughter Connie Aguilar; siblings Francisco Aguilar, Connie Berrera, Elizabeth Aguilar, Lionel Aguilar, and Gilberts Aguilar. She is preceded by her daughter Debra Rocha; granddaughter D’Andra; sister Rachel Escato; and her parents.

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February 12, 2019

Aunt Becky...I will always remember your beautiful smile and your laugh! Most of all, I know how much you loved us all. Even when I was a traviesa, you would just laugh and shake your head at me. You will be missed but I know that you are in a better place and that you are no longer suffering or in pain. I love you!

Dani Barrera

February 9, 2019

On a Sunday afternoon in the summer of 1994, my Aunt Becky drove her brand new car from Flagstaff to Phoenix, AZ along with Betsy and Richard. The car had less than 700 miles on the odometer.
Long story short, I and my friend Richard managed to flip that car over into a ditch just 2 days after she drove it off the showroom floor.
I remember thinking how mad she was going to be. I was expecting to be screamed at, perhaps even more. If you’re an Aguilar child, you know what that ‘more’ was.
But to my surprise, Aunt Becky didn’t say a single word. She only asked “Are you okay?”
Those words and the look of concern not for her car but for me, cut me down harder than any chancla ever could.
Thank you Aunty. I owe you a car 🚙

Annette Aguilar-Morales

February 8, 2019

My Aunt Becky was so loving! Whenever she would see me, she would hug me so tight and kiss me and say “I love you baby!” Her laugh was contagious. I loved her with all my heart and I knew she loved me just as much. I loved to run my fingers through her thick straight hair and the last time I talked to her was about 2 weeks before she passed and we talked and talked and laughed and laughed. She was so happy to finally be going home from the hospital. I love you and will never forget you Tia.

Tess (Teresa) Escoto

February 8, 2019

My aunt fed us like kings and’s one of the ways Latinos show love. But more than that, she genuinely loved to laugh. I’ll never forget her smile and laughter. Or the Thanksgiving Times in Prescott....many memories..