Manuel Antonio Loya Obituary

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Manuel Antonio Loya Sr.

April 13, 1922 - February 23, 2013
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Mr. Manuel Antonio Loya Sr. went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 23, 2013. He was born April 13, 1922 in Brownsville,Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Merced and Maria; sons, Juan Merced and Mario Damaso; mother-in-law, Maria Del Jesus Marichalar Delgado. He is survived by his wife, Juanita D. Loya of 61 years; his sons, Manuel A. Loya Jr. (Mary Alice), Jaime D. Loya (Maggie Solis), Juan E. Loya; four grandchildren, Mario Antonio, Alejandro David, Lorenzo Rene and Selina E. Loya. Mr. Loya is a World War II Veteran serving honorably his country in both the Army and Air Force. He volunteered and served with...
Mr. Manuel Antonio Loya Sr. went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 23, 2013.

He was born April 13, 1922 in Brownsville,Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Merced and Maria; sons, Juan Merced and Mario Damaso; mother-in-law, Maria Del Jesus Marichalar Delgado.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita D. Loya of 61 years; his sons, Manuel A. Loya Jr. (Mary Alice), Jaime D. Loya (Maggie Solis), Juan E. Loya; four grandchildren, Mario Antonio, Alejandro David, Lorenzo Rene and Selina E. Loya.
Mr. Loya is a World War II Veteran serving honorably his country in both the Army and Air Force. He volunteered and served with 83rd Infantry Division Signal Company and also in the 4th Infantry 22nd Battalion. He was present and served with honor during the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. In addition to serving his country, he also served the Lord at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Mr. Loya worked and retired, after 31 years of service from the U.S. Post Office. He enjoyed and praised LIFE! He was very dedicated to his family, especially his loving wife.

Serving as pallbearers will be Manuel A. Loya Jr., Mario A. Loya, Alejandro D. Loya, Lorenzo R. Loya, Lionel Gonzalez, Daniel Ybarra, Ruben D. Ybarra, and Manuel Ybarra III.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 2pm – 9pm with a rosary at 7pm at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista.

Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10am at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 555 West St. Francis Street with a committal service to follow to Buena Vista Burial Park.

You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send your condolences online to Manuel Antonio Loya's family at www.funerariadelangelbuenavista.com or www.MeM.com

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, cemeteries, mausoleums, and crematory. 125 McDavitt Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 78521 (956) 541-5400. Dignity Memorial Provider.

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