Ava C. Alvarado Cruz Snyder, 49, of Sunnyside died on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Seattle.

She was born Sept. 16, 1962 in Sunnyside to Benny and Cleotilde Alvarado.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Grandview Church of the Nazarene in Grandview.

A complete obituary will follow at a later date.

Barton Funeral Home in Seattle is in charge of arrangements.



Jose A. Villanueva, 85, a longtime Sunnyside resident, and restaurant owner died on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Emerald Care in Wapato.

He was born March 30, 1927 in Edinburg, Texas, the son of Cristoforo and Juana (Cortez) Villanueva.

Viewing and visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary to be held at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside, with burial to follow with military honors at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Smith Funeral Home Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.

A complete obituary will follow in Monday's Daily Sun News.


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