Posted: August 21st, 2013

LEONILA SANTOS LACANILAO, passed away at 12:50 A.M. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Leonila was born on April 11, 1923 in Manila, Philippines. She passed away at Legacy Lodge. Her final days were spent surrounded by family. The family would like to thank the Legacy Lodge staff and Dr. Strank for taking care of our mom and grandmother in her last days. She was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and regularly volunteered at the community services of the church. She has kept her faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and by His grace, she has the "Blessed Hope" that she will be resurrected at Christ’s second coming. She loved to sing and read her Bible and she was very passionate at helping people in need. Leonila is survived by Zeny (Mel) Roque, children Merlene (Dr. David) Evangelista, Andrew, Myrah (Benny) Flores. Ben (Lynn), children Katherine (Dr. Terry) Burgess, Bernard (Louise), Matt (Janet), Karlene, and Charlene (Marvin) Van Dyk, Menchie (Ric) Lapuz, children John (Leslie) and Charmane. John (Rebeca), children Sara and Ryan. Bernardo (Ivy), son Samuel (Holly). Eller (Tess), children Aaron and Brian, as well as 18 great-grandchildren, Senaiah, Isabella, Isaiah, Mayumi and Rafael. Ethan, Adrianna, Natalia, Eden, Nigel, Megan, Abigail, Sarai and Makela. Shawn, Mathew, Isabela and Nikki. Leonila is also survived by her sister-in-law Juanita Lacanilao Rosales and numerous nieces and nephews.She is predeceased by her husband Bernardo Lacanilao Sr. and two brothers Benjamin and Domingo.A Viewing will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.A Funeral Service will be at the SDA CHURCH OF CHIMES, 2606 – 16 Avenue South, Lethbridge, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. with Pastor Romy Dakila officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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