Robert C. Zuniga passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 27, after battling cancer for the last couple of years. Robert was 67 years old. A long time resident of Morgan Hill, Robert was born on October 26, 1940 in Glendale, Arizona and grew up in Gilroy, California. He attended Gilroy High School. Always a hard worker, Robert had many jobs over the years. He worked forf Aristocrat in Morgan Hill. For five years, Robert worked for Stephens and Poletti as an EMT. He eventually retired from the VTA (Valley Transportation Authority) after 27 years working as a bus driver and facilities maintenance worker. For many years, Robert was a volunteer firefighter for Morgan Hill. When the Morgan Hill Fire Department was primarily volunteer, Robert was fire captain. In 1971, he was volunteer firefighter of the year.
Robert is survived by his loving wife, Amelia Zuniga and children: his daughter Donna Camacho, her husband, Henry Camacho, and his son, Robert R. Zuniga, his wife, Mia Zuniga. He will be greatly missed by his 3 grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6 from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M., with a vigil service at 7:00 P.M., both at Johnson Funeral Home in Morgan Hill. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 7, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Morgan Hill. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Memorial Park in Morgan Hill.