Blanco, 'Macana Blanco' Encarnacion - a 46 year resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2007 in Redondo Beach. Born in Bogota, Colombia, Encarnacion was 92 when she died. Encarnacion was a member of St. James Catholic Church and she is survived by Daughter, Elsa Barany-Lukas of Torrance, CA, Son, German Blanco of Los Angeles, CA, Son, Hugo Blanco of Bogota, NJ, Daughter, Clara Castro of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Patricia Giraldo of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Fanny Herrera of Redondo Beach, CA, Daughter, Amalia Salisbury of Redondo Beach, CA. A gathering of family & friends will be Tuesday, January 9, 2007, 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. with the Rosary at 7:00 P.M. both at Rice Mortuary in Torrance. The Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, January 10, 2007, 10:00 A.M. at St. James Catholic Church in Redondo Beach. Committal will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.ninandes.org or www.fundacionpiesdescalzos.com.

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  1. I Love You Macana !!!! I will ALWAYS MISS YOU !!! There’s nothing that i can say that i can that can express how i feel !! i love you !!

  2. It still feels surreal that you are not here with us. I keep expecting to hear you offer me some “tesito o algo de comer”. We all knew this day would come but it still did not make it any easier. We will miss you so much. Thank you for all the wonderful memories and all the love that you gave us. You were truly one of a kind.

  3. At some point, I really didn’t think you’d ever die. I thought you’d out live me if anything. For it to finally happen it’s weird. It’s strange not seeing you in your little chair, asking me if I want some papaya and then calling me a bendeja when I said no thank you. If there’s someone I love so much in my life it’s you and I’m going to miss you incredibly. Thank you for blessing all of us this with family you’ve created, and passing on your love and generosity. It won’t be forgotten. I Thank God he gave us an angel for a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, tia, friend, etc. I love you Macana.

  4. I believe my life is richer and truly blessed for having your sparkle and love touch me….as it has touched so many around you. A true Matriarch..a Mother, A Woman and Friend…to so many. You are alive in all of those lucky enough to know you and passed on thru those that know them. Del corazon con el amor

  5. El haber conocido a “MACANITA” fue un privilegio que siempre le agradeceremos a Dios. La recordaremos con el mismo amor que ella nos ofrecio y rogamos al Seor por su Eterno descanso. Nos unimos a todos ustedes en estos momentos de dolor y les enviamos un fraternal abrazo. Con amor. Juanito y Ma. Cristina Cofio

  6. Vuestra madre era una persona muy especial, que la vida les permitio tener por muchos anos. Siempre la recordaremos con mucho carino. Reciban nuestro mas sentido pesame. Guillermo y Ofelia……….

  7. How much she impacted my life.At 92 years old she was the most energenic person. She loked as if she was in her 70’s. When i was younger we would share a room. We would talk for hours. She was an amzing person. When we went to Sa Fransico with her about 2 years ago. It was one of the best times i’ve ever had. Remembering all gthe good times I had with her makes me sad. She was an angle sent by God. He gave her 92 years of life and now he needs her with him. She is watching over us. We wish she could be here with us until it’s our time to go so we could go with her, but now shes up n heaven with Jesus and his father waitin for us to join them. In a way we are glad that she is gone because now she is not suffering. Now she is healthy, healthier than shes ever been before. Ofcourse we dont want to let her go but she is better off in heaven than here on earth suffering with pain. We love her and that will never change. Her memory is here with us, lets not let that go away. Keep her memory alive, for she has always keep us in heart as well as we keep her emory with us in ours. God rest her soul. R.I.P Encarnation Blanco

  8. E nvuelta en un manto de AMOR N uestra amada MACANA en C arrosa enviada por nuestro A ltisimo Padre Dios R ecorre el infinito hacia su N ueva morada. A leluya! Aleluya!. Un C oro de Angeles anuncia que I nmersa en el corazon del O mnipotente ha nacido un N uevo ANGEL. M ACANA es su nombre A ngel consentido de nuestros C orazones. A mor y ternura en N uestras vidas sembraste, A mor y ternura compartiremos. B endecida por el Senor; L lama de luz fuiste, y A todos el camino iluminaste. N uestro corazon ahora dice C on enorme gozo al Creador: O H Senor!, en tus manos entregamos el Alma pura de nustra amada Madre, Abuela, Bisauela, Tatara- abuela, Suegra y mucho mas, ECARNACION “MACANA” BLANCO. Macana, te amamos y te amaremos, viviras por siempre en nosotros. Con Amor, Freddy, Adriana, Andres Jose, Mariapaula y Alejandra

  9. no hay palabras que puedo usar para describir mi amor para macana.yo me acuerdo de una ves que mi hermano y mi abuelo estaben peliando por el radio mi hermeno queria poner rock y mi abuelo queria poner musica clasica entonces macana le grito a mi abuelo” deje que andres oiga su musica, hijuemadre!…” despues se tapo la boca y dijo” hay no ya estoy ablando an rock!”. esos son los dias de que yo me acuerdocuando yo pienso en ella. te amo macana -Alejanda Perez

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