The family of Maria “Ema” Aguilar will host a memorial service at 6:00 p.m., September 9, 2022, at Freedom Baptist Church (302 40th Street, Lubbock, TX, 79404) with Rev. Juan Aguilar officiating. Arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
Ema 71, of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022. She was born March 24, 1951, in Robstown, Texas to the late Roberto and Juanita Vergara. On October 1, 1980, she went onto marry Juan Aguilar treasuring forty-three years of marriage. Ema worked as a nurse’s aide for Carillon for numerous years before retiring. She enjoyed taking care of her family whether through cooking or watching old movies, spending time with them always brought her great happiness. However, her primary joy was singing hymns and praising the Lord.
Ema is survived by her husband Juan Aguilar of Lubbock; sons Eric Aguilar and wife Francisca, Matthew Aguilar and girlfriend Brianna; a stepdaughter Leeanna Muniz; her mother Juanita Wilma Vergara; five brothers Robert Vergara, Feliciano Vergara, Jose Vergara, Erasmo Vergara and Ruben Vergara; five sisters Diane Garcia, Esperanza Kirk, Elodia Spence, Joann Banda and Romanita Trevino; three grandchildren Madison Aguilar, Gabriela Aguilar and Emary Aguilar; one great grandson Grayson Aguilar.
She is preceded in death by her father Roberto Vergara; three brothers; Eliseo Vergara and Alejandro Muniz and Silvestre Garcia