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Monday, September 28, 2020

Obituary

Ligaya Chin: A caring heart for others

Remembering Ligaya ChinThe Philippine Times joins the Filipino-Australian community in mourning the passing of Ligaya Chin, 88. We are reposting the article on her tribute and birthday celebration in 2017 by the Filipino Association of Victoria (FAVI).

Remembering Fr Suarez, the healing priest

Fr Fernando M. Suarez. C.C. was not only a healing priest for those suffering from physical and mental illnesses, but his sermons also provided inspiration for emotional and spiritual enrichment. On 4 February 2020,...

Community leader Dr Ed Lagrito dies

Dr Edgar Zosa Lagrito passed away on 23 March 2019 at the age of 77. He was born on 19 August 1941. Dr Lagrito was the founder and long-time...

Mark Villa-Racho — A celebration of life, hope and creativity

MARK VILLA-RACHO Born: 6 June 1953 | Died: 7 January 2019 We remember them in a thousand different ways. In the morning, in the night,When looking at the stars,A date, A song, A...

Philippine Times co-founder and community leader Mark Villa-Racho laid to rest

A Requiem Mass for Mark Villa-Racho was held on 14 January 2019 at St Raphael's Catholic Church in Preston, Victoria. Relatives and friends of Mark celebrated his legacy with the family. Mark's committal was...

Nene Mallari: Remembering a local hero

By Dina Delfino and Norminda Forteza In my heart I treasure your promise. – Psalm 119:11 Leonarda “Nene” Mallari was born in Camp Caboan, Butuan City on 5 November...

Vale Eduardo Manalo, R.I.P.

Eduardo Manalo joined his Creator on 5 July 2018, aged 74 years. He was a devoted husband of 52 years to wife May; beloved father to Melanie and Miguel and son-in-law Remus Binghay; doting grandpa to Reggie, Jordan and...

Filipino community leader Nanay Cita Esmaquel dies at 94

Aniceta 'Nanay Cita' Zornosa Esmaquel, one of the pillars of the Filipino community in Melbourne, co-founder of the Filipino-Australian Senior Citizens Advisory Council in Australia Inc. and former president of Philippine Cultural Society fo Elders has died at the...

In loving memory of Marcelina “Celine” Bautista

26 April 1931 – 2 August 2015 Mother Celine was born in Taytay Rizal, Philippines in 1931 and the eldest of five children. All passed away except her youngest brother who is currently in the Philippines. She was married at the...

Vale Yolanda Tufano

Yolanda Tufano nee Sison passed away on 16 September 2014, aged 66 years. She was loving wife to Max and much loved mother of Andrew, Teresa and Massimo. Born in La Carlota, Negros Occidental, Yolly and husband Max relocated to...
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