CORPUZ --- A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Leandro Corpuz, age 90, at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5752 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville with Father Victor Narivelil as celebrant. Burial will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery, 111 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park. The viewing will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Monday, November 18, 2013 at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home, with Rosary Services starting at 6:30 PM.
Mr. Corpuz was born on March 13, 1923 to Helario and Margarita Corpuz in Alaminos, Pangasinan, Philippines and passed away on November 12, 2013 in Orange Park, FL. He honorably served in the United States Navy for 25 years and later served in The White House for 20 years as an Internal Messenger for the 37th President, Mr. Richard M. Nixon all the way through to the 41st President, Mr. George H. W. Bush.
Mr. Corpuz was a member of Legion of Mary and the Alliance of Two Hearts. He was also a member of Veteran's of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He will be remembered fondly as a loving husband and father that was always kind, patient and giving. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
Mr. Corpuz was preceded in death by his parents, Helario and Margarita; a son, Richard A. Corpuz; 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lourdes Corpuz and a son, Leon Corpuz.
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