Dionisio Ceniza Perez (1918 - 2016)

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Dionisio Ceniza Perez, 98, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on October 23, 2016. Born on October 3, 1918 in Cebu, Philippines, he enlisted in the Philippine Scouts at a young age. After surviving the Bataan Death March during WWII, he came to the United States and worked at McClellan Airforce Base to secure a life here for his family. He was not only a devoted husband, father, and friend but he was also a very talented man. He loved to dance, play tennis, ride his bicycle and motorcycle, and was an impressive artist. Dionisio is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Agripina. He is survived by his 7 children, 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A viewing and rosary will be held on, Friday, October 28, at George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers on 2691 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento at 7:00 pm. Services will be held on Saturday, October 29 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery at 7101 Verner Avenue, Citrus Heights at 1:00 pm.
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Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 26, 2016