Elvira Solorio Nunez

September 8, 1919December 18, 2012

Elvira Solorio Nunez September 8, 1919 - December 18, 2012

Elvira was born in Ontario, California. She was raised throughout California migrating. She was 1 of 6 children. She had 3 brothers; Frank, Henry and Joe and 2 sisters; Rosie and Hinenueva. She was married to Magdeleno Nunez for 15 years.

Elvira was an outgoing, very sensitive to others and a very loving person. She always worked to stay ahead. Her lifelong best friend and sister-in-law, was Margaret Solorio. She was an agricultural worker for over 60 years. Elvira loved gardening, shopping, and having big parties. She enjoyed cooking and collecting knick knacks and having yard sales. She was a faithful Catholic and Apostolic member. She received 2nd Place prize for a carriage she made and entered into Kings County Fair. She loved day trips to the ocean and San Francisco. She had geese and dogs as her pets. She passed at her home in Hanford, California on December 18, 2012. She fought an illness and was a strong woman until the end.

She is survived by her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and lots of loving friends. She will be missed dearly.

A Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. all at People’s Funeral Chapel; 501 N. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230 559-584-5591 with Burial to follow at Hanford Cemetery; 10500 S. 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA 93230 559-584-3937.


  • Visitation Thursday, December 27, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 28, 2012

Elvira Solorio Nunez

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Cory Silva

December 27, 2012

I wish to express my condolences to the family at this time. Elvira was such a wonderful person who we all will miss very dearly. She was a remarkable women who's love and enjoyment of lifewas evident in the full life that she lead. She could often be seen within the community enjoying her time talking withfriends and shopping. She took a lot of pride in her home and her life's possession and the history of her life was felt anytime I visited her. She will be greatly missed and again we offer our deepest sympathies for the family throught this difficult time.

Rosemary Burrell

December 27, 2012

Corazon, I was blessed to know you and to have worked with you. You wore a great inspiration in my life alway working hard and enjoying your you will bloom in God's garden..We love you and we will miss you.

December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012

December 21, 2012

Beautiful Tia, we were blessed to have you in our lives. You had a beautiful personality and sense of humor even in your last days. We will cherish every memory and keep you in our hearts.
Love, Tina & family

Tina Lepe

December 21, 2012

Your Family

December 20, 2012

We love you Tia very much and miss you dearly you have been an inspiration to our lives. Waking up will never be the same without you but we know you are in a better place in heaven and your love will always be in our hearts. We will be together again someday. Love, Grace Sam Nola Marissa Harry Esperanza