Manuel "Manny" Leyva Jr.

December 25, 1935 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Manuel Leyva Jr. Obituary

Manuel "Manny" Leyva, a devoted husband, beloved father, cherished grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away on January 31, 2024, at the age of 88. He was born on December 25, 1935, and his departure has left a void in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.

Manny proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to his country. After completing his military service, he embarked on a successful career as an electrical engineer, dedicating many years to his profession. His work ethic, dedication, and passion for his craft earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues. 

Outside of his professional life, Manny found immense joy in his role as a husband and father. He was married to his loving wife, Wanda, 67 years, and their bond was a testament to the power of love and companionship. Together, they created a beautiful family, raising their children with love, care, and a strong sense of values. 

Manny's legacy lives on through his children, whose lives he touched deeply. He was a pillar of strength and support, offering guidance, wisdom, and unconditional love. His presence will forever be missed, but his memory will continue to inspire and guide them throughout their lives. 

As a doting grandfather and great-grandfather, Manny found immense joy in the company of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He relished in their laughter, celebrated their achievements, and provided a warm and nurturing presence in their lives. His love for them was boundless, and his impact on their lives will be cherished forever. 

Manny Leyva was a remarkable man who lived a life filled with love, integrity, and dedication. His legacy is one of honor, sacrifice, and the importance of family. He will be remembered as a true patriot, a skilled professional, a loving husband, a nurturing father, and a proud grandfather and great-grandfather. 

In this time of grief, let us celebrate the life of Manny Leyva and remember the joy he brought into the lives of those around him. His memory will forever be engraved in our hearts, and his spirit will continue to guide us. May he rest in eternal peace. 

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Recitation of the Rosary
February 6, 2024

10:00 AM
Saint Martin de Porres Church
19767 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Funeral Mass
February 6, 2024

10:30 AM
Saint Martin de Porres Church
19767 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Graveside Service
February 6, 2024

12:00 PM
Holy Sepulcher Cemetery
7845 E. Santiago Canyon Road
Orange, California 92683


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