Obituary: Martha (Rosales) Zuniga

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Martha (Rosales) Zuniga, 66, of Arbuckle, Calif. (formerly Winters) passed away after a long battle with PSP. Martha was born to Balbino Rosales and Maria de Jesus Rosales Esqueda. Raised in Winters, Calif., and graduated from Winters High School.

In 1975 she married the love of her life Jose Alfonso Zuniga. Jose and Martha went on to have two children, Christabel Zuniga-Delgadillo and Jose Alfonso Zuniga Jr.

Martha was always career driven. Starting as a teacher’s aide in the Winters School District she went on to work with the Migrant Program at Winters High School. She continued her passion to help educate and encourage students by becoming a secondary school advisor at Vacaville High School. She was later given the opportunity to work for the Vacaville Police Department as a Domestic Violence Counselor, which is where she retired from. She received numerous awards and recognitions by local agencies over the years. Martha was always such a caring, giving, and devoted person to her family, friend, students, and anyone in need.

Martha was predeceased by her mother Maria de Jesus Rosales. She is survived by her husband Jose Alfonso Zuniga; children Christabel Zuniga-Delgadillo (Edmundo Delgadillo) and Jose Alfonso Zuniga; her beautiful grandchildren Marina Delgadillo, Jacob Delgadillo, and Victoria Delgadillo; father Balbino Rosales; brothers Benny Rosales, Manuel Rosales, Alfredo Rosales, Gilbert Rosales; sisters Eusebia Ochoa, Irene Rosales, Berta Rosales; in-laws, and numerous nieces, nephews, and godchildren.

Services will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Arbuckle, Calif. on Feb. 10, 2023, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to to aid in research to find a cure.

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