Marian Macedo Leal, 95, entered into rest surrounded by her children on Monday, December 9, 2013. She was born on April 6, 1918, in Stevenson, California to Diogo and Mary Macedo. She joins her beloved husband, Frank Leal, Jr., in heaven.
Marian is survived by her loving children; Frank Leal III (Sandy) of Manteca, Patricia Morton (Tom) of Seeley Lake, Montana, John Leal (Nancy) of Modesto, Jackie Leal of Manteca, and Robert Leal (Debbie) of Escalon. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren; Michelle Vasquez, Tom Morton Jr., Alison Morton-Romines, April Haffer, Janette Collins, Jessica Leal, Emily Leal, Nina Leal, Rachel Leal, Robert Leal Jr., Sarah Leal and Frank W. Leal. In addition, Marian has seven great-grandchildren whom she adored dearly.
Marian attended local schools and graduated from Stockton High School in 1936. She made her home in Manteca after marrying Frank, the love of her life. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Church. Marian loved her getaways to local casinos, traveling, a good crossword puzzle, and her dogs, Sophie and Misty.
Her family was the most important thing in her life and she cherished every moment spent with them. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will truly be missed but her memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.
P.L. Fry and Son is honored to serve the Leal family. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16 at P.L. Fry and Son, 290 North Union Road, Manteca, from 1:00pm to 7:00pm followed by a Rosary. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:30 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 505 East North Street, Manteca. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Tracy Public Cemetery, 600 East Schulte Road, Tracy, California. For condolences to the family please visit our website at www.plfryandson.com search obituaries.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to your favorite charity in Marian’s name.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, December 12, 2013