Eugenia De Leon Porcincula (Abt 1910 – 1964) was the daughter of Apolonio Porcincula and Cirila De Leon.
She finished high school at the National University. And while enrolled at the Philippine Normal College for tertiary education, she dropped out of school to get married and start a family. On 05 March 1933, she married Nicanor De Leon San Diego, with whom she had six children: Nicanor Jr., Felicisima, Efren, Luis, Eugenio and Trinidad.
She finished a vocational course at the De Gala Beauty School and established the Selecta Beauty Parlor along 1829 Sande Street, Pritil, Manila. Her shop was a popular destination before World War II and was patronized by many big-name movie stars of that time — Rosa Rosal and Delia Razon, among many.
Lola Genia died of a heart attack in 1962 in Manila City, Philippines. She rests at the Cementerio del Norte in Manila.
Family History Research Notes
1. Details above were passed on in an interview in 2004 with Nicanor Porcincula San Diego, Eugenia’s eldest child.
2. Eugenia de Leon Porcincula’s Family Tree can be found on Geni.com.
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