Beatrice Colunga

December 18, 1926May 6, 2018

Beatrice G. Colunga, 91, of San Antonio, Texas was called to be with Our Heavenly Father on Sunday, May 06,2018, surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her daughter’s, Enriqueta (Queta), Pequeno, (Manuel SR.), Ana Herrera (Santos) and Theresa Collazo, (Carlos) and her Son in law’s Dan Guerrero and Michael Martinez. Her Grand Children, Christina (Tina) Belcher (Eddie), Lisa Palomo Portillo (Tim Villarreal), Josie Arredondo (David SR.) Adriana Palomo, Sammy Herrera (Marie), Jacob Collazo (Cantrelle), Vanessa Palomo, Alexis Briggs (Robert), Jason Samuel Colunga (Maria), Amanda Collazo, Daniel Guerrero (Merci) and Abigail Herrera. Great Grand Children, John Michael Palomo, Robertta Portillo, Leandra Herrera, Jarred Portillo, David Arredondo Jr, Jazzett Herrera, Sammy Herrera Jr, Marisol Colunga, Sydney Collazo, Lorena Colunga, Sasha Collazo, Nayeli Colunga, Hayley Briggs, Xavier Herrera, Jameson Palomo, Jason Samuel Colunga Jr, and Peyton Briggs. Sister’s in law, Elvira Hernandez, and Eva Flores and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Samuel (Uncle Sam) Colunga. Her daughter’s Maria Concepcion (Concha) Guerrero, and Guadalupe (Lupe) Palomo Martinez. Her grandson, Santos Herrera Jr. Her parent’s Juan and Carlotta Gonzalez. Brother’s Juan Manuel and Jesus (Chito) Gonzalez, and Sister’s Francisca (Pancha) Villarreal, Lucia (Chappi) Villela, Eva Longoria and her cousin she loved as a brother, Richard Flores.

Beatrice, was known as Mom, Grandma, GG mom and Tia Bea, by all those who knew her. She enjoyed going to family gatherings, reading the newspaper to keep up with the latest, watching her novellas, taking flowers to her loved one’s grave sites on special occasions, and doing whatever her grandchildren asked of her. On several occasions she would be seen taking Patron shots, taking funny pictures, playing loteria and any games that involved money, so she could take it from them.

She was the family historian, telling stories of her youth, her family, and the “good ole’ days” like she would say. She was a strong, wise, independent, loving, caring, but sometimes stubborn person. She was a survivor and gave unselfishly to all those she loved, especially her family, who she loved very much.

Mom, Grandma, GG mom, Tia Bea, will be greatly missed by all those who’s life she touched. She went to be with our heavenly Father, knowing that her family would be alright because she planted the same seed in all of those she loved, so that they could carry on without her.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Rosary Service Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, May 11, 2018

Beatrice Colunga

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