Rizalina Seanez, a longtime resident of Wilmington, CA passed away on Friday, February 19, 2010 surrounded by family after a long struggle with illness. Rizalina was born on June 19, 1936 in Manila, Philippines. Raised in the Philippines, Rizalina immigrated to the United States and married Tommy Seanez in 1974. Together they raised two children, Imelda and Michael. Rizalina was an accomplished seamstress, who enjoyed making clothes for family and friends. Always at the center of family gatherings, Rizalina also enjoyed cooking, and spending time with her family. In retirement, Rizalina enjoyed traveling taking time to explore California and Nevada. She also enjoyed the opportunity to travel with Tommy to the Philippines to visit family and old friends. A gathering of family and friends will celebrate Rizalina's life on Thursday, February 25, 2010 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm at Rice Mortuary in Torrance. Following a funeral mass at Saint Catherine Laboure Church in Torrance on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 10:00am Rizalina will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn in Long Beach. A reception will follow at the China Tea House restaurant in Torrance.

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  1. Thank you for all you did for me, and for the love you unselfishly gave me. In life and in death, I will always treasure you and remember the good times we had. God bless you.

  2. Dear Mary, This is devastating! I’m so very sorry for your loss. My arms around you. Please protect your heart by taking 1,000 IU of fish oil & multi-B complex. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. love, Debra

  3. I would like to say that Rizalina (Mom)was a wonderful wife and Mom to Tom and Mike. I am so happy to know that she is now with them rejoicing in Gods glory. I would also like to pay my condolences to the family and especialy to Mary whom I know this has been especially difficult, since Mike’s resent passing and now Mom….

  4. I take comfort in knowing that you are now in the hands of God, looking down on us, with Kuya Tommy by your side. Rest in peace, Ate.

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