September 18, 1935 - November 23, 2018
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Valencia Motilla Lopez, lovingly called Nanay Belen or Apong, age 83 of Inverness, Florida, will be held at 11:00 AM, on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. with Fr. Claudius Mganga officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery Inverness, FL to be officiated by Fr. Erwin Belgica & Fr. Jojo Tejada. The family will receive friends for the viewing from 3:00 PM until 7:30 PM Sunday at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com She was born on September 18, 1935 in the Philippines daughter of Roque Valdez Motilla and Francisca Ramos Motilla. She passed away Thanksgiving Day on November 22, 2018 in Inverness, FL while under at-home Vitas Hospice of Citrus County surrounded by her loved ones & family friends. Valencia worked as a Caregiver/Nurses Assistant and enjoyed gardening, fishing, partying and cooking. Mrs. Lopez was a member of the Philippine Independent Catholic Church as well as Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Mrs. Lopez was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings 12 brothers and sisters, late husband Paul Lopez and her only child, Eugene Motilla Costales. Survivors include Daughter-in-Law, Melanie Paat Costales and Grand-daughter, Grace Fatima Paat Costales of Inverness, FL. Stepson Roy Lopez, wife Susie Lopez, Step-grand-daughter Kylie Alise Lopez, Stepdaughter (Toni Mulligan) Maryland; Also lovingly remembered by her Step-grand children: Melody Ann Dean, husband Mike, Desire King, Gail Martin, Jimmy Martin and his wife Marie, Samantha Mulligan, Peter Mulligan, Sean Mulligan, Raymond Mulligan & The Dean Family. Forever lovingly remembered by numerous Nephews, Nieces, Grand-Nephews, Grand-Nieces, Great Grand Nephews, Great Grand Nieces, Great-Great Grand-Nephews, Great-Great Grand-Nieces in the Philippines and around the world. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Valencia Motilla Lopez, lovingly called Nanay Belen or Apong, age 83 of Inverness, Florida, will be held at 11:00 AM, on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. with Fr. Claudius Mganga... View Obituary & Service Information
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