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Manuel Guerrero


1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Manuel Guerrero Obituary
MANUEL GUERRERO, born in East Los Angeles, Calif. July 23, 1933, and passed away on January 11, 2016 in Corona, Calif. Manuel suffered from Alzheimer's Dementia for more than ten years and died from complications of the disease. He was predeceased by his parents Manuel and Rosa Guerrero-Lamy and his sister Juanita Pettit. Manuel leaves behind his spouse, Faye Guerrero of Corona, Calif; his brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Stella Guerrero; his daughter and son-in-law Susan and David Funston and grandchildren Dennis and Stephanie; his nephew and spouse, Timothy and Mariana Guerrero; his niece and spouse, Katharine and Nicholas Yanez, as well as four other nephews: Steve Pettit, Larry Pettit, Randy Pettit, and Glen Pettit and one other niece and her spouse Cynthia and Andrew Valdez. After graduating from Garfield High School with an aeronautical major, Manuel enlisted in the United States Air Force in June of 1951, serving in the Korean War and again in 1961 during the early years of the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged in 1964 Manuel continued in his aerospace career working for companies such as McDonnell Douglas, Hughes Aircraft, Lockheed-Martin, Rockwell (Boeing) and Northrup-Grumman from which he retired in 1994. He married his wife Faye in September of 1980 and the two enjoyed a happy life together. He had a great love for travel, golf, baseball and photography. Always with a smile, family members and friends will miss his kindness, sense of humor and gentle ways. A memorial service with his ashes present will be held on Tuesday, February 2nd. The service will include a Rosary and will be held at Hermosa Gardens in the Mission Chapel, 900 N. Meridian Ave., Colton, CA 92324. The phone there is 909-824-9110. On Wednesday, February 3rd, there will be a short military service at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., March Air Reserve Base 92518. The phone there is 951-653-8417.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 30, 2016
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