West Resthaven Funeral Home & Resthaven Park Cemetery

6450 West Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ


Virginia Ellen Lopez

November 4, 1958July 25, 2020

Virginia Ellen Lopez, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, nana, tia, nina, and friend, went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2020. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona on November 4, 1958 to Pete and Marcelina Padilla.

Virginia is survived by her loving husband Martin Lopez, her two children Regina and Martin (Patricia) Lopez, her father Pete Padilla, brothers Louis, Arthur, Phillip, and Chris Padilla, and grandchildren Pete, Max, and Priscilla Lopez. She was preceded in death by her mother Marcelina and brother Steven.

Virginia came from a family of strong women, caring for everyone and being the rock that everyone leaned upon. With education being very important to her, Virginia took college classes while working full-time and raising her family, earning her Bachelor’s degree and inspiring the younger women in her family to achieve their own educational goals.

Funeral service will be held at 9 AM on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ. She will be laid to rest at Resthaven Park Cemetery.


5 August

Funeral Service

9:00 am

West Resthaven Funeral Home

6450 West Northern Avenue
Glendale, Arizona


Virginia Ellen Lopez

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Debbie Luevano

August 4, 2020

My deepest condolences to the Padilla family for your loss.

I pray for God’s comfort and love for all of you.

Joseph Mark (Mico) Rivera

August 3, 2020

Rosalind and I would like to express our deepest condolences to Martin, her children and grandchildren, Tio Pete and her brothers, Louis, Arthur, Phillip and Chris. She is gone too soon!

Antonio Soto

August 3, 2020

My condolences to Martin and family. Also to the Padilla family. She will be missed in our family. I know we haven't seen that much as a family and we should remedy that.

Rita Barraza

August 1, 2020

I would like to send my Deepest Condolences to the Lopez/Padilla Family you are so going to be miss you were always there for the family always keeping the brothers close and helping each other this year we didn’t celebrate my birthday together you and Gina and I we would always get together and celebrate and catch up I will miss are little get together thank you Comadre for always keeping me in your life after Steven and your mom pass and them going on their journey now you will join them in God Manison 💕🙏🏼💕

A & B Nunez

July 30, 2020

Martin and Family,
May The love of God embrace all of you through this difficult time. Our deepest condolences and may God give you strength and peace during this time of loss. God bless all of you!
Alex and Betty Nunez

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