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Celia "Nana" (Talamantez) Manikis


1928 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Celia "Nana" (Talamantez) Manikis Obituary
Celia Manikis "Nana", born Celia Talamantez, known by most people as Sally, died Sunday, February 27, 2011. She passed away at the age of 82 at her home in San Pedro, California. Sally was born May 20, 1928 in Redlands, California. Her parents, who have since departed, are Gabriella and Frank Talamantez. She has two sisters, Pauline Gonzalez and Amelia Corral and a brother, Richard Luera. Sally married Raymond Garcia in Los Angeles in 1947. She later married Gilbert Manikis in Torrance, California in 1977. Sally was a faithful member of Rock Solid Christian Assembly, previously called San Pedro First Assembly of God. Sally is survived by three daughters, Patsy Garcia, Connie Captain and Peggy Garcia, all of San Pedro, California; six grandchildren, Michael, Tricia, Anthony, Aletheia, Jimmy and Robin; and eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Rock Solid Christian Assembly, 867 W. 10th St., San Pedro at 12:30 p.m. A repast will take place immediately following the service in the church's fellowship hall. You are welcome to leave the family a message or share memories at www.mcnerneysmortuary.com. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Published in Daily Breeze on Mar. 7, 2011
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