Leonora Manuel Longboy

Leonora Manuel Longboy, 84, passed April 30, 2023, in Natalia, TX. She was born on May 29, 1938 in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii to her parents, Cipriano and Mariana (Doctor) Manuel.
She is also preceded by her husband, Mariano Mamaclay Longboy; brother, Benjamin Manuel Sr; and brother-in-law, Bradley Erickson.
She is survived by her son, Marvin and Ann Longboy of Barstow, FL; daughter, Laureen and Michael Gonzales of Natalia, TX; son, Mark Sr. and Kay Longboy of Mt. Vernon, MO; son, Mario and Nadine Longboy of Lihue, HI; son, Michael and Yolanda Longboy of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Cresencia and Lino Badua of Honolulu, HI; sister, Priscilla Manuel Erickson of Aiea, HI; sister-in-law, Teresita Manuel of Cibolo, TX; stepmother, Presca Manuel, and stepbrother, Raymond and Daisy Morden of Lihue, HI; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Leonora graduated from Kauai High School in 1956. In 1957, her and Mariano wed and moved to Oahu. She was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and a wonderful “Lela” to all. She also went by “Nora”, “Onor”, or just “Auntie” to friends and family. She retired in 1999 from Makalapa Elementary School as a Cafeteria Baker, and enjoyed her retirement years volunteering for her church, and visiting friends and family. In 2017 she moved to Natalia, TX to live with her daughter, Laureen and family. She will forever be remembered as a loving and supportive person, always wanting to give a helping hand, and never afraid of hard work.
A viewing will be held 5 May 2023, 3pm-7pm, with a Rosary at approx 5pm, at Funeraria del Angel Trevino, 2525 Palo Alto Rd, San Antonio, TX. A final visitation and internment will be held at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery (date TBD) in Kaneohe, HI, where she will lay to rest with her late husband, Mariano Longboy.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider making a donation in her honor to a dementia-related foundation.