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Manuel "Manny" Sanvictores

February 1, 2019
Manuel "Manny" Sanvictores
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Obituary for Manuel "Manny" Sanvictores

Manuel “Manny” Sanvictores, 83, resident of Santa Maria, Calif., passed away suddenly February 1st, 2019.

Manuel was born Manuel Zarzoso in Lian, Batangas, Philippines in 1935 and raised by his adoptive parents Elso and Candelaria Sanvictores. He joined the United States Navy as a young man in the Philippines, and achieved the rank of Petty Officer First Class over a 20-year career. Service in the military took Manuel around the world, including Japan where he met his wife Chizuko in 1963.

Manuel settled in the Santa Maria area in 1977 to raise his sons Manuel Jr., Clint, Ken and Steve. He worked for several companies in the region, including nearly 10 years at Vandenberg Air Force Base. He retired in 1997 with United Technologies, Chemical Systems Division.

Most of all, Manuel enjoyed spending his retirement fishing, working on projects in the garage, taking trips to Las Vegas and hosting family holiday celebrations throughout the year.

Manuel was preceded in death by many sisters, brothers and extended family. He is survived by his wife, sons and four grandchildren.

A viewing for friends and family will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary in Santa Maria.

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