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Manuela Leos Aguilar

April 12, 1927 ~ November 23, 2022 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Obituary

Manuela Leos Aguilar, 95, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 12, 1927 to Juana Cervantez and Genaro Aguilar in Terlingua, Texas. Manuela was a selfless woman and spent most of her time serving her community by working at the Nutrition Center in Marfa up until her retirement. Manuela was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, four brothers, and her three sons Manuel Jr, Ernesto, and Pedro (Pete) Leos. She is survived by her sister Celia Pavon Aguilar, her brother Pedro Aguilar, her eldest daughter Maria Anita Benavides and her son Eduardo (Lalo) Leos. Surviving grandchildren include Michael, Racheal, Theresa, and Jessica Benavides. Beatrice (Betty), Bobby Joe, Lesley, Wesley, Eduardo (Ryan) Jr., and Hannah Leos. Manuela had a big family and is also survived by many great-grandchildren. Eight years before Manuela's passing, she was in the care of her daughter Maria Anita and her loving great-granddaughter, Kiara Gonzales. It was with them that Manuela spent her last moments. Manuela will be remembered by her family as a gracious and fierce woman.

 

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Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
November 30, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
211 W. San Antonio Street
Marfa, TX 79843

Praying of the Most Holy Rosary
Wednesday
November 30, 2022

7:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
211 W. San Antonio Street
Marfa, TX 79843

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
December 1, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
211 W. San Antonio Street
Marfa, TX 79843

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 1, 2022

Merced Cemetery

Marfa, TX 79843

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