Aurita Matanguihan Capuno(1951 - 2013)

Aurita Matanguihan Capuno December 28, 1951 - May 17, 2013 Aurita was born December 28, 1951, in Mataas Na Kahoy, Batangas, Philippines, the fourth child of Dominica and Enrique Matanguihan. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Education, worked as a high school teacher for 12 years, and became a supervisor of medical records at Pleasant Care Convalescent Hospital and Lifehouse Care Center in Bakersfield, CA, for 14 years. She passed away on May 17, 2013, with her family by her side. Aurita married her husband, Amado Sarmiento Capuno on April 30, 1978, in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines, and in 1999 settled in Bakersfield, CA, until her death. Aurita loved to travel and collected native jars and vases, which she kept in her home as part of her various memorabilia. Aurita was preceded in death by her parents, Enrique and Dominica Matanguihan, and brothers, Alvarito and Enrico. She is survived by her husband, Amado; brothers, Antonio, Anselmo, and Angelito; sisters, Alicia, Agnes, Aleli, Marivic, and Angelita; nieces and nephews, Cecil Ann, Carol Ann, Pearl Ann, Vivien Marie, Arnold Joe Marie, Armin Edzel, Eric Lloyd, Dustin, Atzel, Alvin, Paul, Claire, David, and Angelo; and sisters- and brothers-in-law, Alice G., Mila, Cesar, Pablito, Alex, and Arthur. Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013, from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Chapel, 3700 River Blvd. Mass will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Philip the Apostle Church, 7100 Stockdale Hwy., followed by interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank God for Aurita's peaceful passing and for the prayers of friends and extended family members, for the good deeds, prayers, kind thoughts, and goodwill during our days of mourning. We thank everyone also for the Celebration of Aurita's Life. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Funeral Home www.bakersfield.com/obits

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Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 21, 2013