Saying Goodbye to Betty Cunningham

This past February, NVC came together via Zoom to celebrate the retirement of Elizabeth “Betty” Cunningham. Again we will celebrate her accomplishments and life this week at her funeral services. She passed away on July 2.

She worked in Student Success in leadership of the Veteran’s Center and received numerous recognitions and accolades for her service to  students and to NVC. Betty retired earlier this year, after more than 25 years of service. Betty was a senior coordinator and leader of Veterans Affairs. She made it her responsibility to provide quality care to those serving in the armed forces and their families.

Betty, who is also a graduate of the University of Incarnate Word, was a military wife for many years where she volunteered her time working to help new military families adjust. In 1998, she was NVC’s first employee and was one of the first two advisors for veteran students.

Betty was also on the board of directors of the Volunteer Services Council of the San Antonio State Supported Living Center, where her sister was a resident. Betty was instrumental in helping to collect much needed toiletries and items for residents in their Angel Tree program. To read her full obituary, go here. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations help start a scholarship fund for Betty at NVC. Go here to donate. 

The following NVC employees will serve as pall bearers at her funeral: Abel Ruiz, Daniel Johnson, Felix Salinas, Zak Chernoch, Terrance Parker and Tim Hammonds. Employees are encouraged to wear purple to represent NVC.

Monday, July 25, 2022

Porter Loring Mortuary West
1710 W Loop 1604 N
San Antonio, TX 78251

Viewing:  5 – 7 P.M.
Rosary:  7 P.M.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Mass:  10 A.M.
St. Luke’s Catholic Church
4603 Manitou Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78228

Burial:  11:30 A.M.
Resurrection Cemetery
11624 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78253

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Meet and greet with Betty’s family from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm to personally meet and support her family. NVC’s Desert Willow Welcome Center (2nd Floor Conference Rooms 212, 214, and 216)



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