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Anacleta De Leon Rena

July 13, 1932 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 88)


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Anacleta De Leon Rena  , Born July  13, 1932.  Adopted by her Aunt Romana  De Leon and Thomas Arenas who was a wealthy Politician during that time and the first mayor of Laur, Nueva Ecija. Her name was then changed to ANACLETA D. ARENAS,  nicknamed Anna , she lived  a very luxurios  life.

Anna finished her elementary Education in Laur Central Elementary School and her Secondary School in Nueva Ecija High School in Cabanatuan City . Anna was very popular and was crowned Miss Laur, Nueva Ecija.  She was always the star of the show , she sings, dances and play the piano. She is the Queen paraded in the Town Fiesta . She then moved to Manila and enrolled in Centro Escolar University taking the course of Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. When Thomas Arenas died she changed her name back to Anacleta De Leon. The name she used until now.  Her favorite singer was Sylvia La Torre , she can sing her songs very well.
While in Manila she met the love of her life Hermogenes S. Rena , a guy from Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. Anna was not able to finish her college Degree . They were wedded  in Holy Matrimony on October 05, 1953 in  Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. After their marriage they lived in Laur , where her  husband Henry got a teaching job in Laur Central Elementary School.  They had three (3) children during that time Federico (Fred), Julius Ceasar(Tingge) , and Maria Lucita (Marilu). In 1958 , they moved to Manila where Anna pursued to finish her college degree and Henry pursued to finish a law degree and soon became a lawyer. They had six(6) more  children , Flordejasmin(Jasmin), Solomon, Mercy, Chona,the twins Anita Linda and Linda Estrella. Two children died Tingge and Anita Linda.
In 1969, Anna went back to Laur , Nueva Ecija seeking for  a job but was not able to find one. In 1970, she moved to Cabiao, Nueva Ecija and there she had her 9TH child  Melchor, and she found a job too in Bureau  of Agricultural Extension in Cabanatuan City. In 1973, Anna moved to Cabanatuan City , nearer to her job and her husband Henry found a job too in Department of Agrarian Reform in Cabanatuan City. There  she had her 10th child Hermogenes Rena Jr. (Henry).Anna, who was raised in Catholic Faith, was  introduced to a Christian Faith , The Fundamental Baptist Church , and been so active in her Christian Faith. She was able to bring her whole family in the new found faith fo our Lord Jesus Christ.

In 1982, Anna moved to the United States of America petitioned bher son Fred who was then a US Navy. She was able to petition her children to the United States of America. She joined the Vine's Church in Raritan , Raritan , NJ, headed by Ptr. Rowel Del Mundo and in Later life she joined the Garden State Christian Church in South River., headed by Ptr. Pablo Aguilar.
Anna is predeceased  by her mother Romana Deleon, her father Thomas Arenas, her chilen Julius Caesar,and Anita Linda and her husband Hermogenes s. Rena.
She leaves to cherish many fond memories her loving children, Federico Rena, Maria Lucita Rena, Flordejasmin Sarte, Solomon Rena, Mercy Rena, Chona Villaroman, Linda Krachun, Melchor Rena and Hermogenes Rena Jr. (Henry). her grandchildren; Denise, Dianne, Frederick, Krisna , Otto, Ken, Irven, Dea, CherryMay , Sharlyn, Agnes, Flory, Romeo, Cherry Pie, Phoebe, Radley, Tanya, Christina, Gerard, Cherish, Ezekiel, Ara, Luke, her great grandchildren , CA, Zadri, Joshua, Jad, Dylan, And Sicilia.and a host of nieces and nephews.

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February 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Buckland Funeral Home
10 West End Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876

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