Sonjia Kay Paguio

March 23, 1975 - September 28, 2019
Sonjia Kay Paguio


Wilmington native, Sonjia Kay Gainey Paguio, 44, was unexpectantly taken from us on September 28, 2019.

She left behind the following- two loving daughters Savannah and Emily Paguio, her mother, Kay Porter, brothers Tim and Bryan Gainey and their family, Joe Porter and family, Denise Teague and family, Debbie Morgan and family, as well other family and friends.

She is pre-deceased by her father, Wayne Gainey, her step-father, Make “Pa” Porter, Jr, and step-brother, Jerry Porter.

The service will be held on Saturday, October 5th at Silver Lake Baptist Church (4715 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412); visitation at 10am, service at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, you may send money to the Silver Lake Baptist parking lot fund in her memory.

She was loved by many and will truly be missed by more. Love you mean it

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  • October 01, 2019
    Jean Turner says:
    RIP You were a special part of our family God Speed.Kay I am so sorry for your loss

  • October 04, 2019
    Kellie Todd says:
    Aunt Kay, SAVANNAH, & EMILY; I am So look Very "SORRY" for your Loss of your Daughter, My "LITTLE COUSIN", & ESPECIALLY, SAVANNAH & Emily's "MOMMY"!!! My Heart is TRULY "BROKEN", & the World will be a much DARKER place without the "BRIGHT LIGHT", that SONJIA was, Not in it, ANYMORE!!!! ( I Hope & PRay that we see each other, AGAIN, one day!!! I LOVE YOU, ALL, & let me know if there's ANYTHING I can do for ANY of You, TRULY!!!!!

  • October 03, 2019
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  • October 02, 2019
    Tracy Stephens says:
    Sonjia was a beautiful friend, person, and mother inside and out. She will be remembered ❤️