ESPARZA, Manuel Jr. 79, of Tampa, passed away peacefully after a brave battle on Jan. 10, 2013. He will be missed by his loving family, wife, Aurora; daughters, Maria Elena, Maria Aurora, and Carolynn (Sebastien Bourgeois); grandchildren, Jose, Christopher, & Juliette; along with many other loving members. Manuel saw the world serving 20 years in the United States Air Force and 22 years as a supervisor with the United States Post Office. We will always remember his welcoming nature, love of sports, youthful sense of humor and his faithful devotion to his family. A Celebration of his life will be held on his 80 birthday, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 19th, at 3:30 pm, at the chapel of MacDill Air Force Base, with the Rev. Father Roland Lajoie, Pastor, O.L.P.H. Catholic Church officiating. Military honors will be afforded by the MacDill Air Force Base Honor Guard. Please send online condolences to: www.jgrfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 18, 2013