BOAC, Marinduque – Pumanaw na si Marinduque Gov. Carmencita Ongsiako-Reyes kaninang umaga, Enero 7.
Ito ang kinumpirma ng apo ni Reyes na si Lorenzo Vega sa kanyang Facebook account.
Mensahe ni Vega, “Nanay Carmencita peacefully joined her creator and her husband, Former Immigration Commissioner Edmundo Sr. on January 7, 2019.
“She will be greatly missed by her children and in-laws Violet, Bernadette and Garnik Azarnia, Marichu and Louie Vega, Gina and Dodo Mandanas, and Edmund and Camille Sison, her grandchildren, Armen, Simon, Billie, Mocky and Michelle Manalastas, Enzo, Gian, Paolo, Edmundito, Marianna Carmen, Sandro, Mandy, and her great grandchildren Luis Ernesto Edmundo, Henri and Carmen Astrid.
“She also joins her siblings, Oscar, Ramon, Imelda Ongsiako Cojuangco, Edmundo, and Myriam Ongsiako Montelibano as they find peace with God.
“Nanay Carmencita will be always remembered for her dedicated and untiring service to the people of Marinduque. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Monastery of St. Claire, Bantad, Boac, Marinduque.
“Her remains will lie in state at the Heritage Park, Taguig City until the celebration of the January 9 evening mass. After the mass, she will be brought to her beloved province on Thursday, January 10. She will be laid to rest on Friday, January 11 after the celebration of a Funeral Mass at 9:00 am at the Sanctuario de San Antonio Church, Forbes Park, Makati City.”
Sa panayam ng Marinduque News sa opisyal ng Heritage Park, Taguig, magsisimula ang ‘public viewing’ sa gobernador sa hapon ng Martes, Enero 8.
Nagsimula ang karera ni Reyes sa pulitika ng mahalal ito bilang Assemblywoman noong 1978 at nakatakda sanang magretiro sa Mayo 2019. – Marinduquenews.com