She was truly an angel who kept the family together through her strength, laughter, smiles, and love. And so now she has joined all the angels in Heaven and will be looking down upon us with that beautiful smile we will never forget. We will always love you and will always remember you as a loving wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, and cousin.
She is survived by her husband, Roy Leal of Poteet; her mother-in-law Vivian Leal of Poteet, and her children, Joe Roy D. Leal, SSgt USAF, of Kunsan Air Base in South Korea, Yvonne D. Leal of Poteet, and Lucas D. Leal, also of Poteet. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nicole Fawn Leal, and Derk Ivan Leal, her brothers Lino Donato of Poteet and Johnny Donato and wife Ruth of McAllen, and her sister Anita Herrera of Pleasanton, as well as numerous nieces and nephews living worldwide serving our country. She is preceded in death by her mother, Juanita Zuniga Donato, her brother Jesse Donato, and her grandmother, Cecilia Zuniga.
Visitation was held at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton from 2 - 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012. Funeral services were held at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet at 10 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012. Interment followed at San Pedro Cemetery in Poteet.
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