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Ligia Pubenza Kirby

November 19, 1926 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 94)

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Obituary

Ligia Pubenza Kirby, of Bradenton, passed away on October 3, 2021.

She is survived by her son; Richard West and his wife Robin, 2 daughters; Barbara Wesemeyer and her husband Roy and Kathy Penkwitz and her husband Greg. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 husbands; Richard L. West and Wickliffe B. Kirby.

Ligia was a teacher in Manatee County for 35 years and was named teacher of the year. She was a title one social coordinator for the families of migrant and agricultural workers. She was active at St. Josephs Catholic Church. Ligia was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Order of The Roses.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Manatee Education Foundation attn: Migrant Scholarships.

Manatee Education Foundation 
1023 Manatee Ave W
Suite 215
Bradenton, FL 34205

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Shannon Funeral Home and Creamation Services - Town Chapel
1015 14th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Shannon Funeral Home and Creamation Services - Town Chapel
1015 14th St. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
October 9, 2021

Manasota Memorial Park
1221 53rd Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34203

Donations

Manatee Education Fund
1023 Manatee Avenue West, Suit 215, Bradenton FL 34205

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