A Sacred Moment


Natividad "Naty" Diaz Mantaring

November 02, 1926 - May 06, 2016

Natividad "NATY" Diaz Mantaring , 89 of Lynnwood WA passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016 surrounded by her family.

She was born in Marilao, Bulacan, Philippines. She graduated from the University of the Philippines, in Diliman, Quezon City as Cum Laude. She gained her degree as a Certified Public Accountant with flying colors. Her stunning beauty was recognized and became a beauty queen and earned Miss University of the Philippines.

She met Artemio Mantaring in CitiBank where they were then employed. They married in 1952 and bore 6 children. The couple worked together in varied businesses, Naty as the accountant and Artemio as the entrepreneur. She became a widow in June 1982. She is remembered for her caring, loving and selfless ways. She was a hard worker and worked up to her late seventies. Her last employment was with William, Kastner and Gibb Law Firm in Downtown Seattle who adored and respected her for her hard work.

She was a grandmother to 10 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren Her children are spread world wide: Myra Mantaring-Taylor in London, England, Alma Lamers in Dusseldorf, Gemany, Susan Treharne in Brier, WA, Marilyn "Ayeen" Lucero in Antipolo, Philippines and Artemio “Sonny” Mantaring Jr in Lynnwood, WA. Liza Mantaring, another daughter, died in 2006.


A funeral mass with reception immediately following will be held St. Thomas More Parish at 11am on May 18, 2016, Wednesday.

Address : 6511 176th St SW Lynnwood, WA 98037. If you wish to call, telephone # 425-743-2929. Parking is available at the back of the building. Disability parking available in front of the building.

We invite family and friends to sign the guestbook.


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Love is life

Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.

Leo Tolstoy

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To laugh often and much; to win the
respect of intelligent people and the affection
of children; to earn the appreciation of honest
critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others;
to leave the world a bit better whether by a
healthy child, a garden patch, or redeemed social
condition; to know even one life has breathed
easier because you have lived. This is to have

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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