|Eduardo Manuel Antuña MONTALVO
Born on February 25, 1941 in Havana, Cuba, he passed away on
September 16th, 2002 from Pancreatic Cancer at home in Newcastle,
Washington surrounded by loved ones. He was survived by wife
Claudette Santivañez Antuña, three daughters Elena Antuña (Steve)
Nelson of Auburn WA., Laura Antuña (James) Capestany of
Newcastle, WA., Rebecca Antuña, one son Eduardo Jose- Manuel
(Tracy) Antuña of Newcastle, WA. and six grandchildren, Lucas,
Alexis, Joseph, Olivia Capestany, Christopher and Thomas Nelson.
Survivors also included two sisters, Mrs. Silvia Antuña (Erwin) Potts
and Ms. Maritza Giberga Montalvo and nieces and nephews including
Mathew & Jeffrey Potts and Elena Dobbs, and several great-nieces
and great-nephews. Proceeded in death by parents Elena Maria
Montalvo Hedges of Cuba and Manuel Enrique Antuña of Spain and
Cuba and a nephew Bryan Potts of Sacramento, California. Ed and his
family gave up their Easter Celebrations to feed the homeless at the St.
Martin de Porros shelter for men and other activities at Sacred Heart
Catholic Church in Clyde Hill. He was an active member of the Poggie
Club and a recent Board Member. He was also an active supporter of
the Seattle Girl's Choir. Not only did he give his time and energy to
ensure his own daughter's participation in the European tours but also
supported other families in their efforts to do the same. His greatest joys
were his grandchildren, cooking for others and fishing. Funeral Mass
will be held on Saturday, September 21st, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, located at 9460 N.E. 14th Street,
Clyde Hill, WA. 98004 with a reception immediately following. In lieu
of flowers, remembrances may be sent to the Seattle Girl's Choir Guild
Scholarship in name of Ed Antuña Endowment Fund Tax ID #91-
1188975 at 115 N.E. 53rd Street, Seattle, WA. 98105 or Habitat for
Humanity "Together We Build" at P.O. Box 971, Redmond, WA.
Published in print on 9/20/2002.