Remegia “Medi” Manaco, 77 years old, of Bonita, passed away on November 29, 2017 in Bonita, California.
Viewing will be 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Little Chapel of the Roses at Glen Abbey Mortuary. Rosary will be at 6:30 PM.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Friday, December 15, 2017 at Corpus Christi Parish with Rev. Efrain Bautista of Corpus Christi Parish, officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Abbey Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Glen Abbey Mortuary.
Medi was born in the town of Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines to Miguel and Leona Abon on February 7, 1940. She went to school at Santa Barbara. She married Romeo Manaco in June 1966 in Montreal, Canada. She graduated from the University of Pangasinan. Her passions included spending time with family and friends, involving herself in the Church, going on cruises, and going to the casinos, but above all, helping others. Helping others is why she became a nurse. She worked as a Registered Nurse for several hospitals culminating at Kaiser Permanente after over 30 years. She was involved in Operation Samahan, the Philippine Nurses Association of San Diego, and the Corpus Christi Filipino Cursillo Group. She received the President’s Award from the California Nurses Association, the Leadership Award and several Appreciation Awards from the Philippine Nurses Association.
Medi is preceded in death by her father, Miguel, her mother, Leona, and brothers, Daniel, Roberto, Donato, and Juan.
Medi is survived by her spouse of 51 years, Romeo, her children, Dennis and Jennifer, Bobby and Misa, and Jennifer and Jesus, her brother, Bernebe, and Grandchildren, Leo, Robert, Toby, and Adam.
Pallbearers will be Dennis, Bobby, Jesus, Leo, Robert, and Bernabe/Julius.
The family of Remegia “Medi” Manaco wishes to extend our sincere thanks to those who’ve touched the life of Medi as well as those whose lives have been moved by her.