Emmanuel Leones Tolentino (Manny), 71, passed away on August 22, 2021. The eldest son of Arturo Tolentino and Emilia Leones Tolentino, he was born in Manila, Philippines on August 26, 1949 and was raised in Bangui, Philippines. He attended Catholic seminary in the Philippines before obtaining his college degree in philosophy. He immigrated to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1976 where he lived until his death. He earned his way to a successful sales career for over 30 years and was able to retire early and enjoy trips back to the Philippines as well as being able to spend more time with family and friends. Manny was a caring and charismatic man who had a smile and a story for everyone he met. He enjoyed history, aviation, golfing, chess, tennis, and most of all caring for his family.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, and his children, daughter Vanessa (Jason) Stuckey and grandson Jack; son EJ (Mandi) and granddaughter Olivia and grandson Drew; and daughter Missy (Jon) Lindorf and granddaughters Mia and Allie.
A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 11AM at St. Roch Catholic Church, 3600 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46227. A celebration of life will be held at the Tolentino residence following the mass.
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