Eulogy Prepared and Delivered
By Ace Alvarez
on behalf of the
PHILIPPINE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE-TORONTO (PCCT)
at the Wake of
(Member, Board of Directors, PCCT)
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Highland Funeral Home
3280 Sheppard Avenue E
Thank you so much Father …
Good evening everybody. Magandang gabi po sa inyong lahat.
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For most of you who do not know me, I’m Ace Alvarez – a fellow Director of Flor Vendiola at the Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto, or the PCCT. So, on behalf of the Board of Directors, Oswald Tugadi – the President of the PCCT (who is in the Philippines at the moment on family and business trip) and our fellow Officers and Members at the PCCT, and on my own behalf and that of my wife, Gie Alvarez – who is likewise a close friend of Flor, I stand here before you to remember our beloved Flor Vendiola.
Last night, in his Homily here, Deacon Ramon Villardo of the Archdiocese of Toronto and assigned at the St. Maria Goretti Parish on Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East in Scarborough, asked, “What is the greatest lesson that you learned on Flor’s passing?”
On the Feast of the Epiphany on Sunday, January 5, my wife and I were at the Holy Mass at St. Bartholomew Parish on Brimley Road and Sheppard Avenue East here in Scarborough, where Fr. Roger Brennan delivered a very beautiful homily, taken from the Book of Matthew, Chapter 2, Verses 1 to 12. This was the visit of the three Wise Men to Jesus – after our Lord’s birth in Bethlehem.
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