Enrique MEDINA

MEDINA, Enrique Cheong. July 15, 1921 – Dec. 1, 2013. Enrique Cheong Medina passed away peacefully on December 1, 2013 at the age of 92. Born in Zamboanga City, Philippines on July 15, 1921, he was the seventh of eight children and is the last survivor of his siblings. He is survived by his wife Brigida of 63 years; children Flordeliz, Noemi and Gemma; and seven grandchildren.He was an elementary school teacher from 1938 onwards until his immigration to Canada in 1981. He was a man of faith, honesty, integrity and generosity. Enrique was a member of the Filipino Diamond Society in Vancouver, BC and enjoyed his hobby of playing mahjong. He was also a parishioner of Star of the Sea Parish for 32 years. His family would like to thank the Hospice staff and the staff of 5th floor ACE unit at PAH and Doctors Lebl, Joshi and Deernsted for their excellent care during Enrique’s final days. Last of all, they would like to thank friends and family for all their support. His funeral was held Thursday December 5 at 10:30am, with a viewing at 9:30am at Good Shepherd Church, 2250 150th St, Surrey, BC.

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