Manuela Yulo Manalo passed peacefully and joined our Lord on the evening of March 12, 2021 as she was surrounded by her loving family. Manuela was born January 1, 1941 in Bacolod, Philippines to Jesusa Abeto and Jose Yulo. She was the eighth of eleven children. After graduating from the Assumption Convent in Makati, Philippines, she married Roberto M. Manalo. Together they enjoyed spending time with their extensive family and traveling around the world before having three wonderful children and settling in Dallas, Texas in the 1970s. Manuela was a devout Catholic, wife, mother, and grandmother, always doting on all the children in the families. She enjoyed attending Mass every day, cooking, gardening, reading, watching the classics and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Roberto M. Manalo and three children; Joanna (children Matthew, Melinda, Mary), Leonardo (daughter Meaghan), and Angela (husband Rob, children Isabella and Julian).
A private mass will be held Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
I Will Give You Rest
“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” Mt 11:28-30
“How much do you love me?” I asked Jesus, and Jesus said, “This much … “. Then he spread his arms and died for me.
“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.” St. Augustine (Lib 1, 1, 1-2, 2.5, 5: CSEL 22, 1-5)
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