Emmanuel passed peacefully from this life on the morning of March 20, 2023, after a sudden decline in health. His loving family surrounded and supported him during the last days of his life. Emmanuel was born in Pampanga, Philippines, in 1943 and joined the Navy as a young 18-year-old. In 1989, after traveling around the world, he retired from the Navy and moved to Angeles City, Philippines, with his wife, Leonila, and their three children, Leonel, Emil, and Emmeline. Emmanuel is survived by his spouse: Leonila, and by three children (and spouses): Leonel, Emil (Maryann), and Emmeline (John); four grandchildren: Lamont, Aaron, Amber, and Amelie.