Cecilio Jorge Mañero

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  • "Ela, I'm, so sorry to hear of CJ's passing. Our thoughts..."
    - Sue and Lionel Fayard
  • "Mrs Ela, I'm so sorry for your loss. He was such a..."
    - Michelle Theriot
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    - Andrea Arocha Shepherd
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Cecilio Jorge Mañero passed away on June 7, 2014 in his home. He was 76 years old. C. J. is survived by his wife, Ela V. Mañero, whom he met at age 17 and was happily married to for over 54 years. He is also survived by his only child, Ela Maria Fontova and her husband Enrique Fontova and two grandchildren, Enrique Andre Fontova (Alexandra McKowen) and Alexandra Maria Fontova (Robert Bray). He was also a loving uncle to Lago Leon and Sandra Tablada. C. J. was born July 19, 1937 in Las Tunas, Oriente, Cuba to Ana Lennox and Cecilio Mañero. He moved to New Orleans in 1963. C. J. worked for Whitney National Bank for 37 years where he was a Vice President of the International Department until his retirement in 2000. Family was everything to "Abo" and he especially enjoyed their vacations to Mexico. We will miss you, Daddy and Abo. Funeral Services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70124. on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM and he will be buried in the Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Please visit and sign the family guestbook at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from June 8 to June 10, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
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5100 PONTCHARTRAIN BLVD | New Orleans, LA 70124 | (504) 486-6331
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