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Obituary for Manuel Blanco Jr.

Manuel Blanco, Jr., 46, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on December 17, 2020 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was born on January 1, 1974 in White Plains, NY the son of Manuel & Maria Rosa Blanco, Sr.
Manuel graduated from Dutchess Community College and S.U.N.Y. New Paltz with a Masters in Education in teaching Spanish Education for grades 7-12. While attending New Paltz he studied abroad to further his teaching experience. Manuel was teacher for the Spackenkill School District at Orville Todd Middle School in Poughkeepsie teaching Spanish.
He married Lisa D. Rinaldi on July 6, 2017 in Miami, Florida. She survives at home. Manuel loved soccer and coaching kids. He was the Varsity Soccer Coach for Spackenkill High School and different teams in the Poughkeepsie Soccer Club. Manuel loved to follow the Real Madrid Soccer Club and travel to Spain. He also loved animals especially his dog Nacho.
Survivors include his mother: Maria Blanco of Poughkeepsie; brothers: Jose Blanco of No. Carolina and Juan (Leah) Blanco of Nashville, TN. He was predeceased by his father: Manuel Blanco, Sr.
There are no Calling Hours. Services and Burial are at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wm. G. Miller & Son FH, Inc. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at