Neda Rivera Surriga
Neda Rivera Surriga was born in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, Philippines on March 28th, 1922. She passed away Tuesday, July 28th, 2015at the age of ninety-three in Webster, Texas. She is preceded in death by husband, Eugenio Luga Surriga.
Neda is survived by daughter, Eugenda and husband Ralph Piansay, son Elmer and wife, Mary Ann Surriga; daughters, Edith and husband Brigg Penaranda, and daughter Esther Surriga; grandchildren, Stephanie and husband Ryan Nicholson, Timothy Roi and wife Rechella Padilla Piansay, Maryel and husband Antonino Calabro, Kaisser Joseph and wife Raphaella Surriga, Von Carlo and his wife Milagro Evita Surriga, Francine Surriga, Oliver Surriga, Eb Blair Penaranda, Bridith Penaranda, Edbri Christian and wife Vanessa Penaranda, Brigith and Briege Marie Penaranda and great-grandchildren, TJ Nicholson, Kailey Nicholson, Timothy Ralph Piansay and Michael Von Surriga.
Neda was a longtime resident of Iloilo City. She migrated to USA in St. Paul, Minnesota and later relocated to Galveston, Texas. She loves music, gardening and arts. She coached her children to become successful in their chosen fields. She was a nurse by profession and worked at University of Texas Medical Branch until she retired.
Pallbearers are Ralph Piansay, Tim Piansay, Brigg Penaranda, Antonino Calabro, Oliver Surriga, Edbri Penaranda.
Honorary Pallbearers are Carling Suayan, Jacinto Belen, Steve Smith, Butch Asuncion, Rhett Perez and Jomar Patawaran.
Guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation for Mrs. Neda Rivera Surriga from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. Reciting of the Rosary on Friday, July 31st, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home -Texas City, TX, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77591. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated 12:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, 300 FM 517 East, Dickinson, TX 77539 with the Rite of Interment to follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.