• Trull Funeral Home & Cremation Centre
    Toronto, ON
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Melita Tantoco Apilado 1958 - 2010
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November 21, 2011
Ate Lita you will always be in our hearts n prayers thru the years.
November 19, 2011
Ditse Lita, On your First Anniversary this November 2011, we have offered mass and prayers for you.

Lisa, Anthony & Family
December 23, 2010
Dear Melita,

I feel so blessed to have met you. You were such an inspiration to me. I looked up to you as your student. Thank you for all your advice on OT and life.

Missing you,
Erika Sy
December 8, 2010
Melita,
I will surely miss you.
Diana
December 8, 2010
I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. Leo Buscaglia

Loving wife, mother and loving friend. Melita, you will be missed.
December 5, 2010
Our deepest condolences to your whole family. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Susan, I never had the privilege of meeting your sister, but from what I see in this guestbook, she must have been a very special person just like you. God bless you and your family and Melita's family always.
December 1, 2010
Tita, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. I've always been told that when I was very small you were always there to take care of me. I guess it's always been your nature to be nurturing and being there to care for others. May you rest in peace now and be taken cared of by all the angels, who i'm sure will welcome you in their arms.
November 29, 2010
'Melita will be remembered fondly for her gentle smile and kind touch. She will be missed, but her spirit will live on.' Sylvia Rogan, Colleague.
November 28, 2010
You re always in our thougts and prayers.
November 28, 2010
Though I didn't personally know Mrs. Apilado,I know her sons Ryan and Eric. I have known Ryan since grade 7 and met Eric in high school. I can honestly say that both her sons are incredible guys. Not only are they extremely smart but they are also kind and thoughtful. They are always ready to help and very modest. If anything, I think this shows what a wonderful mother Mrs. Apilado was. I'm sorry that I never had the chance to meet her. I'd like to express my deepest condolences to the Apilado family and let them know that they will be in my prayers. Mrs. Apilado may you rest in peace.
November 28, 2010
Dear Tita Lita,
May you rest in peace! I will always remember you as one of the nicest person i've ever met. May you rest in peace. I may not have known you that well, but I'm glad to have met you at one point in my life. I love you, Tita!
November 27, 2010
I would like to extend my deep and heartfelt sympathy to the Tantoco and Apilado families. May the beauty of precious memories be your comfort.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. (Matthew 5:4)
November 27, 2010
Our condolences to the Tantoco and Apilado family.
November 27, 2010
May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
My prayers and thoughts are with you.
November 27, 2010
I am saddened and so very sorry for your loss...Ryan and Eric, you are two wonderful and decent persons and it is partly the result of your Mother's loving care. You'll keep her alive in you... Madame Roman
November 27, 2010
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
November 27, 2010
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
November 27, 2010
"Although no words can really help to ease your loss, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer." You will always be remembered. We love you and surely we will missed you...
November 27, 2010
Aunt Ditse,
We love you ditse...You are a special person who gives love & care to the family. Thank you is a small word to tell you how much we appreciate you being part of our life.We will cherish the memories shared.
November 27, 2010
Aunt Ditse,
You are a special person who gives love & care to the family. Thank you is a smal
word to tell you how much we appreciate you being part of our life. You will
always be in our hearts, we love you

Ril, Geryl, Mica & Mitchy- LP, Phils
November 26, 2010
You will be greatly missed Ditse. You have touched our lives in more ways than one, that it is such a pity that you had to go too soon. Thank you for the love and kindness you have shown to us. May you continue to shine your light in paradise. You will always be in our hearts. We love you!
-Gerry, Marla, Migoy, Mica, Michi, Margaux and Maggie
November 26, 2010
Dear Lita,
You know that I love and miss you so much, but for sure we will see each other very soon.
Love,
Nanay
November 26, 2010
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.We gonna miss you a lot.
November 26, 2010
I'm sorry to hear of your family's loss. All my best wishes go to Melita's family. May God grant you peace knowing she's in a wonderful place.

Justin Keisel - Spanish Fork, UT
November 26, 2010
Our Condolences and Payers to the family of Melita Tantoco Apilado.
Susan and family, May God touch your heart and guide during this time of sorrow . We will pray for the soul of Melita and May God give all of you strength and courage to accept God's will. Melita for sure is in the Hands of Mighty Lord.

Our Prayers,
Marlon,Coco,Marc and Brian Cadag
November 26, 2010
"Our sincere condolences to Apilado and Tantoco family"

From Thelma Malabanan Cerezo and family
November 26, 2010
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Melita's passing. She would always so graciously accept invitations to provide education for the Occupational Therapy students at the University of Toronto. I will remember her gentle, warm and caring spirit. I am so sorry for her family.
November 26, 2010
Tita hope you will be happy on your second life
miss you already.
November 26, 2010
Melisa, please accept my sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your beloved sister, Mrs. Melita Apilado.
May the good memories left behind, give you strength and we are with you during this time of grief. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.
Remember that we care about you, be strong!

~ Michael Chen & Team from Singapore/Malaysia/Brunei
November 26, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers to the Apilado and Tantoco family.

Eternal rest, grant unto her, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon her.
May her soul through the Mercy of God, rest in peace.
Amen.

Marc and Evita Singson
November 25, 2010
"God is the master weaver and only He knows when the masterpiece is complete"You are remembered in our thoughts and prayers.We will always remember your sweet smile.
November 25, 2010
God is the master weaver and only He knows when the masterpiece is complete.You are remembered in our thougts and prayers.
November 25, 2010
Dear Melisa

Although no words can really help
to ease the loss you bear,
just know that you are very close
in every thought and prayer.

Ivy
November 25, 2010
To the Apilado family,

Our deepest sympathies at this time of sorrow.

Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on; cherished memories never fade because a loved one has gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought away, for as long as there is memory, they will live on in our hearts.

We will miss Melita's warm smile.

The Matas
November 25, 2010
Ate We will miss you so much, especially during the family holiday gatherings. God bless you. We love you!
November 25, 2010
If tears could build a stairway
And memories were a lane,
I would walk right up to heaven
To bring you home again.
No farewell words were spoken.
No time to say good-bye.
You were gone before we knew it,
And only God knows why.
My heart still aches in sadness
And secret tears still flow.
What it meant to lose you,
No one will ever know.

Christmas won’t be the same this year
Your family will miss you tons.
but promise me one thing,
watch over your sons.

Tita we will miss you so much. You were one of the kindest titas in my childhood. I am very sorry for the years we were not able to keep in touch. Take care & I love you.
November 25, 2010
Ditse Lita, you have certainly lived a very fruitful and productive life. A happy memory of your family visiting us when we were in Utah, had a picnic by the park with Susan and her family too. We will miss you, but we know that you will be in a much happier place in Heaven where there is no more pain, problems, and suffering. Anthony Quijano
November 25, 2010
Your memory will always stay with us Tita Lita.My prayers will be with you as you now face our Creator. May you rest in peace Tita. - Jean Paulo Umali
November 25, 2010
Lita I love you so much. I will be missing you alot especially during the holidays because I will be always waiting for your call.
November 25, 2010
Auntie, you were a nice and sweet person. We will keep you in our prayers. We miss you dearly, rest in peace. We love you <3
November 25, 2010
You will always be in our thought and hearts. Your caring smile, we will always remember the joyous times spent with you. From camping around the states to horseback riding. From playing tennis to hiking. Our many bbq dinners and plentiful breakfasts, together we had numerous memories that will never be forgotten. Forever you will be with us.
November 25, 2010
Tita Lita,
Yoou were so nice, so kind, so compassionate to everyone. It was truly a blessing to know you. I will miss you greatly.

James Santos - NJ
November 25, 2010
You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time. Melita I am so happy that I had the chance to meet and work alongside of you; you will be greatly missed by all of us. May you now rest in peace and know the loving embrace of our God.
November 25, 2010
Hi Ditse, you will be in my memory forever, your smile and caring will be missed, i will never forget our days of camping and hiking together with your family.
noel
November 25, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
November 25, 2010
Very sorry for your loss. I have worked with Melita for 10 years and her presence will certainly be missed. She was a kind person always willing to help a co-worker in need of assisstance. Thinking of you and family, Sarah Bingler
November 25, 2010
Melita, Everyday I kept on hoping that you will get better and everyday I see your courageous fight. Rest in peace now and I will treasure my memories of your smile, our conversation about how fast our children are growing up, your look with the bike helmet and our secret sharing of the mango cake in G2. God bless.
November 25, 2010
The last time I saw the Apilado family was five years ago, when we were living in Utah. I wish those 5 years didn't go by so fast.
My mom wrote about Tita Lita and mentioned that she was the editor in chief of her yearbook committee in high school, I hope that I'm gonna make her proud by becoming one next year.

"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal."
2 Corinthians 4:17-18

You're okay now Tita. We love you, watch over us.
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