November 15, 1916 ~ September 9, 2011
Eugenia Clara Mendoza Tiangha, 94, a resident of Manhattan Beach, passed away on September 9, 2011 in the peace of her home surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Born in the town of Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines in 1916, she lived in the U.S. with her husband, Marcial (deceased), and a family that includes three children, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She was a graduate of St. Bridget College (Batangas) and Santo Tomas University (Manila), with an A.B. in English Literature. She was a former secondary school English teacher. A devout Catholic, she was a member of the Carmelite Third Order. She had been an active parishioner and Eucharistic Minister at St. James Church (Redondo) and was active at American Martyrs Church (Manhattan Beach).
She is survived by her three children, Isabelita (married to Nonito), Manuel (married to Lydia), and Maria Fe; her four loving grandchildren, Elizabeth (married to Gerald), Catherine (married to John), Teresa (married to Olivier) and Anthony (married to Jennifer); and her six great-grandchildren, Jolie and Mason, Morgan and Erin, Chloe, and Mario.
A Rosary Vigil will be held on Friday, September 16 at 7:00 PM at American Martyrs Church. Funeral Mass services will be held at American Martyrs on Saturday, September 17 at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Please use this website, to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.
May He support us all the day long
till the shades lengthen
and the evening comes
and the busy world is hushed
and the fever of life is over
and our work is done.
Then in His Mercy . . .
may He give us a safe lodging
and a holy rest
and peace at the last.
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