Manuel passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022 at the age of 72. He was born in San Jose, California to Manuel V. Lopez and Maria Orlinda Valdez on September 13, 1949. Manuel graduated from St. Anne's School, Porterville High School and Oaks College at U.C. Santa Cruz.\n\nHe lived in Santa Cruz, California for many years and enjoyed his time there with friends swimming, fishing, sailing, camping and going to school. He worked at the Santa Cruz Post office and Lever Diversified Company. He retired and moved back to Porterville.\n\nManuel is preceded in death by his mother Maria Orlinda V. Lopez, his twin brother Cirilo and sister-in-law Susan Delphine Busch Lopez. His brother Bernabe Federico, sister Antonina "Toni" Lopez.\n\nHe is survived by his sisters, Rosabel and Josephine Lopez, brother Bernabe Robert Lopez all of Porterville. Nephew Cirilo Eliseo "Mark" (Jesica) Lopez, their children Aubree Maurie and Trevor Cirilo Lopez of Magna, Utah. Niece Monica Delphine (Michael Patrick) Jones and their children Sudhanna Delphine Jones of Porterville, California.