Edward Blanco
1941 - 2021
BORN
1941
DIED
2021
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Edward Blanco passed away on May 8, 2021 in Sacramento at the age of 79.
He was born in Gonzales, Calif., on Dec. 17, 1941 to Florencio and Sally Blanco. He graduated from Gonzales High School and later joined the U.S. Army, where he fought in the Vietnam War.
In 2014, Edward moved from Gonzales to Sacramento to live with his daughter and grandson. Edward loved watching Redskins football and Dodgers baseball. When he wasn't watching sports, he enjoyed old Western movies.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Marie (Blanco) Bilir; and his son, Nathan Blanco.
He is survived by his daughter, Gina Garcia; granddaughter, Brittni Hernandez; grandsons, Nathan Blanco, Anthony Garcia, Desmond Martinez; and his great-grandson, Malikii Lavern. Edward is also survived by two nieces and a nephew, as well as many other friends and extended family.
Services will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021 with a Rosary beginning at 1 p.m. followed by the Memorial Mass at 1:30 p.m. at St. Theodore's Church in Gonzales.
Published by Salinas Valley Tribune from May 26 to Jun. 1, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
5
Rosary
1:00p.m.
St. Theodore's Church
Gonzales, CA
Jun
5
Memorial Mass
1:30p.m.
St. Theodore's Church
Gonzales, CA
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That picture brings back memories of Asgrow where I worked with Eddie. He was so nice and smart and welcoming to newcomers who needed help. Great guy and he will be missed
Charm Madden
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June 3, 2021
Since condolences to all of his loved ones. May our Lord comfort you with all of the wonderful times you shared.
Carol Rodoni Yates, Ojai CA
Carol Rodoni Yates
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May 22, 2021
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