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Manuela P. Noble

December 26, 1927 ~ May 18, 2019 (age 91)


Manuela "Nelly" Paniagua Noble, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 18th, 2019, in Watsonville, surrounded by family.  She was 91 years of age.

She was Born on December 26, 1927, in Mexico City DF, Mexico.  She lived in Tijuana B.C., and later immigrated to the United States in 1977 first living in Los Angeles, for several years, before making Watsonville her home.

A resident of Watsonville for 33 years, she was a self-employed nanny who worked with many families. During this time, she became a Citizen of the United States.  Some of her favorite pastimes included crocheting, and cooking. She loved attending family gatherings and visiting with friends.  She enjoyed sharing stories about her life; how she lived it without fear and on her own terms.  She also loved singing.

She is survived by her eight adult children, 26 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and preceded in death by two adult children.

Manuela's services will be held at Mehl's Colonial Chapel on Friday, May 31st, at 11am. Mehl’s Colonial Chapel has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.


To send flowers to Manuela's family, please visit our floral section.


May 31, 2019

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Mehl's Colonial Chapel
222 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

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