Manuel Valera

Manuel Valera

Wednesday, June 25th, 1930 Friday, August 14th, 2020

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Obituary for Manuel Valera Sr.

Manuel Valera Sr., a White Plains resident, died August 14, 2020 at the age of 90. He was born June 25, 1930 in San Nicolas, Cuba to the late Carlos and Carmelina Valera.
On January 9, 1960 he married Nora Villar. Besides his wife Nora, Manuel is survived by his children; Manuel Valera Jr. of White Plains, Charles (Donna) Valera of Mamaroneck and Julie (Valera) Burnham of Guilderland, NY, and his sister Odaly Hernandez. Also surviving are his grandchildren; Shannon (Valera) Evans, Austin Burnham, Nicole Valera, Victoria Burnham and Max Valera and 1 great grandchild, Noralee Evans. He is predeceased by 2 brothers, Giraldo and Juan Valera and a sister, Vera Alvarez.
The family mourns the death of Manuel with great sadness. He passed peacefully, surrounded by family. He came to America looking for the American Dream. Working hard to receive his masters in education, he began to work hard and was successful at obtaining the dream he envisioned for his family. He taught Spanish at Pleasantville High School for 22 yrs and never let a child fall behind. After retiring, he helped his wife Nora by helping to raise their grandchildren. They enjoyed traveling. He was a mentor to many and a loving soul to everyone.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home Inc.
    491 Mamaroneck Ave.
    White Plains, New York
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    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 | 7:00pm
    McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home Inc.
    491 Mamaroneck Ave.
    White Plains, New York
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    Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
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  • Interment

    Monday, August 24th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Ferncliff Cemetery Association
    280-284 Secor Rd.
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    Monday, August 24th, 2020


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Orlando Villar Jr

Tia y Primos, Hermoso Servicio, lleno de Amor y Cariño. Siempre están en nuestras Oraciones y Pensamientos. Muchas Gracias por compartir tan bello Servicio. Un Fuerte Abrazo a Todos!!! Orlando Jr, Roxana y Frances.
Comment | Posted at 08:14pm via Condolence

Olga algonso

Nona, y Primos . Un servicio como mi tío se lo merecía. Hermoso todo.
Estoy con Uds en mis oraciones
Love u Olgui, Rauli, Christian y Paolo
Comment | Posted at 07:37pm via Condolence

Michele Capone

Papa you will be so missed. Such a humble and kind man. We are so fortunate for you to have touched our life...
Comment | Posted at 06:53pm via Condolence

Alfredo Mesa

On behave of the Mesa family in Puerto Rico our condolences for the lost of Tio Manolo. Great man may he rest in peace.
Comment | Posted at 06:28pm via Condolence

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