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Luis Arcilla Abundo
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1927, Philippines
Death: Mar. 1, 2009
Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada

OBITUARY:
Luis Arcilla Abundo was born in Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines on April 25, 1927 and passed away on March 1, 2009. Luis is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eufresina, and their 10 children, Bernadette (Joel), Marilou (Ric), Susan (Virgilio), Carmen (Roger), Jose (Vicki), Beth (Tommy), Michael (Nena), Luis Jr., Maricel (Grant), and Rommel and many grandchildren and great-granddaughter. Luis finished his secondary education in Virac and upon graduation worked in auditing offices. He got married to Eufresina, a school teacher, in 1951 and eventually moved to Manila. While working at Coca-Cola he continued his studies at University of the East. He moved on to work at Bureau of Internal Revenue as an Inspector. Luis and his family immigrated to Vancouver, Canada in May 1981. He worked at Guarantee Trust until his retirement. Luis was a multi-faceted person. Luis retired as Lt. Col. (reserved) and served during World War II in the Philippines. Being athletic, he played basketball and softball and was a judo instructor. He was a member of Knights of Columbus in the Philippines and in Canada. He was also an active member and officer of the local Filipino Society of Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Kidney Foundation Canada, 200 - 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4K6, Tel.: (604) 736-9775. Email: info@ kidney.bc.ca or visit www.kidney.bc.ca . Viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6 - 8 pm at Glenhaven Memorial Chapel at 1835 Hastings Street East, Vancouver. Please join us to celebrate the life of Luis at a Memorial Mass on Thursday, 11 am at St. Patrick's Parish, 2881 Main Street, Vancouver. Interment will immediately follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery at 3789 Royal Oak Ave., Burnaby, BC V5G 3M1. Reception will be held at St. Patrick's Parish at 3:30 pm.

Published in The Province on 3/4/2009
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eufresina Bagadiong Abundo (1928 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Burnaby
Greater Vancouver Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
 
Created by: Angels Chattering
Record added: Mar 07, 2009
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Luis Arcilla Abundo
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 Added: Mar. 7, 2009
 
 
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