Julieta Abiva

June 1, 1943April 30, 2013
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Funeral services for Julieta David Abiva, 69, of Harker Heights, were held May 4, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Killeen.

Mrs. Abiva died April 30, 2013, at her residence. She was born June 1, 1943, in San Narciso Zambales, Philippines.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Killeen and St. Paul Catholic Church in Harker Heights. She was a member of the Legion of Mary at St. Joseph Catholic Church and of the Retired Public School Teachers Association.

She was raised and educated in the Philippines where she earned a master’s degree in education from the Philippine Normal College. She rendered 29 years in the teaching profession in elementary, high school, and college, retiring as a school principal in 1992.

She was elected as a municipal councilor of San Narciso Zambales from 1995 to 2000. She also taught at St. Joseph Catholic School in Killeen from 2002 to 2004. She worked at Walmart in Harker Heights from March 2006 to June 2008.

Mrs. Abiva was preceded in death by her husband, Heginio Abiva; and her son, James Arthur Abiva.

Survivors include her son, Jerome Gerard of the Philippines; daughter, Cristelita Fuertes and her husband, Joel, of Harker Heights; two sisters, Consuelo Gaerlan and Virginia David of the Philippines; nine grandchildren, Justine Paz Abiva, Charmeine Abiva, James Ivan Abiva, John Carlo Abiva, Cathleen Joy Fuertes, Joel Christopher Fuertes, Anne Grace Abiva, Hendrix Abiva and Jen Jen Abiva.

Visitation with a rosary was held May 3, 2013, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.


  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 4, 2013

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Justine Paz Abiva

May 12, 2013

It's so sad losing you.. :'( even more sad we're not able to say goodbye to you.. :'( But I know you're with our dear God now Nanang.. I hope you'll rest in peace with Papa and Tatang now.. I love you so much.. We will surely miss you...

Banjo Farne

May 12, 2013

"our deepest sympathy to the family esp to Christy and Jerome... we know how hard it is losing someone that matters most to you... nine months before it was your brother James (my good friend) and then now it's your mom (our ninang).. we'll surely miss you ninang.... our condolences -- from banjo and willa, Olongapo City Phil.

Alicel Villanueva

May 11, 2013

May you rest in peace madam.

luz thomas

May 10, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers to you Cristy and family. We love you all dearly. Auntie Juliet we gonna missed you . Rest in Peace.

luz thomas

May 10, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers to the family. We love you all dearly.We missed you Auntie Juliet .Rest in Peace.

Leny Tuliao

May 10, 2013

Condolence to ate cristy and to all ur family, Nanang Juliet I miss u and rest in peace....

diolinda Irwin

May 10, 2013

i will always remember auntie juliet..a woman who is always have a big smile and heart to everyone...she always reminded me to love my mom n dad ... i have a big respect to her and i know my family will miss her so much esp my mom ....manang we praying for u and your family family

May 10, 2013

Sorry for the loss of you loved one. No one wants to see a loved one go. That's why we can look forward to the paradise earth where death will be no more.

Jennifer Holcomb

May 6, 2013

Thinking of you during this difficult time. Praying for your family.

Julie Mellor

May 4, 2013

i am sending thoughts and prayers in abundance. I am thinking of you at this time and wishing you comfort in the days ahead. May your memories sustain you.