FEDERICO Z. Munoz Sr. joined his creator on Ascension Day, May 29, 2022 at sundown surrounded by his immediate family. He was 95.
Federico was born on March 21, 1927 in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines. He was the second to the oldest of 7 children. He was preceded in death by his wife Juana Nita Munoz.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Education and later enlisted in the United States Navy in March 1946. He served as a Steward Mate First Class, and in his spare time as a movie operator for the crew. After his military career, he went back to the Philippines and helped his parents raise his siblings. He also worked as a Supervisor at the Bureau of Census in Pangasinan.
He was married to the late Juana Nita Munoz from Santa Barbara, Pangasinan. Together, they had four children: Clarence, Federico Jr., Bernadette and Alma.
Federico raised his children with hard work and dedication. He was a man of commitment and compassion. His faith, hope and love to the Lord Almighty made him a wonderful father. His knowledge and guidance were the foundation of his family.
Federico made his way to California in 1978, where he settled in the Bay Area. He had a long career with Icicle Seafood in Alaska and 15 good years with the United States Postal Service, then moved on to enjoy his retirement.
He is well loved by his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, relatives and friends. His legacy in his earthly life will remain in their hearts forever. He will surely be missed
Federico Munoz Sr. is survived by his four children and their families – Clarence/Consuelo & Family, Federico Jr/Melani & Family, Bernadette/Carmelo& family and Alma.
Viewing and funeral services for Federico Munoz Sr.:
- June 16, 2022, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Holy Rosary & Vigil at 6 p.m. Viewing at St. Joseph Cemetery (2540 Church Lane, San Pablo, CA 94806)
- June 17, 2022, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Holy Rosary & Vigil at 6 p.m. Viewing at St. Albert the Great Church (1022 Holly Street, Alameda, CA 94502)
- June 18, 2022, 10 a.m. Mass at St. Albert the Great Church (1022 Holly Street, Alameda, CA 94502), followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery (2540 Church Lane, San Pablo, CA 94806).