Manuel M. Aparicio, 82, passed away on October 31, 2021. He is survived by his sons, Manny Aparicio (Judy), Bobby Aparicio, Danny Aparicio (Adrian), and Bryan Aparicio; his brother, Tomas Aparicio; sister, Juanita Galaz; along with eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Maria Jesus Aparicio. Manuel was a devoted Catholic providing his services to Santa Monica Catholic Church for many years. After retiring he worked as a Crossing Guard for Liberty Elementary for 17 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and adored his grandchildren. A man of strength and courage but very soft spoken. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten.