Pete Munoz, a glass industry veteran for more than six decades, passed away in January 2022. He was the last surviving member of his family. He was born in El Paso, Texas, to Francisco and Antonia Munoz. Munoz met his wife Bertha in 1953 and married on March 28, 1956.  They started their family and decided to move to California. He started in the industry in 1961, working for San Diego Glass & Paint, and eventually became manager. In 1966, he worked with George Comstock at C&C Glass for about a decade until he opened National Glass & Screen in 1976.

“He was so proud of this accomplishment and he truly loved the work. Eventually, he brought me in to work with him and I was able to work by his side there for 10 years. I credit him for teaching me everything that I know about the business and opening the doors for me to become successful in this industry. In 2000, my dad retired and my husband and I became the owners of National Glass & Screen,” his daughter, Lety Arias, says.

After retirement, he bought Mira Mesa Glass & Screen and brought his grandchildren, Christian and Angelica, with him to teach them the family business.

Pete also contributed to his community by working with Lions Club, a non-profit organization, little leagues and his church, Iglesia Methodista Libre Sinai and the food bank.

Munoz is survived by his wife, Bertha Daughters: Yolanda, Leticia, RosaLinda, Norma and Araceli.  Grandchildren, Chris, Angelica, Tisha, Norma, Vanesa, Monique, Joey, Elisa, Rene, Stefan, Karolina, Karla, Emilio and Enrique.  Great Grandchildren:  Robert, Anthony, Hailiegh, Isiah, Makaylah, Miley, Anaya, Raymon, Ava Marie, Levi, Immanuel, Tatian, Stella, Aiden and Aviana.

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