Roman C. Avila

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Roman C. Avila, 84, of Cumming passed away Jan. 28, 2011, at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Barugo, Leyte, Philippines, he was the son of the late Juan and Maxima Avila. He was also predeceased by his children, Lina Avila, Felizardo Avila and Lorna Avila Tiu; and brothers-in-law, Victorio Pigao and Jose Laure. He served three years in the U.S. Army during World War II in Okinawa, Japan. In the Philippines he was a tailor and watch repairman.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Eustaquia Avila of Cumming; children, Virgie (Todd) Whited of Cumming, Evelyn (Edgar) Panis of Jala-Jala, Rizal, Philippines, Lilibeth Avila of Jala-Jala, Rizal, Philippines, Marica (Ronaldo) Villeno of Daet, Camarenes Norte, Philippines, Alma Avila of Barugo, Leyte, Philippines, Edna (Aurito) Aron of Jala-Jala, Rizal, Philippines, Evamie (Jeff) Myers of Bloomingdale, Ill., Cathline (Ruben) Gutang of Jala-Jala, Rizal, Philippines, Elmer (Cecille) Avila of Cebu City, Philippines, Antonio (Mareta) Avila of Barugo, Leyte, Philippines, Roman (Jenny Quitoy) Avila Jr. of Jala-Jala, Rizal, Philippines, Ranil Avila of Wood Dale, Ill.; 32 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Marcelo (Caridad) Avila of Barugo, Leyte, Philippines, Natividad Pigao of Scarborough Ontario, Canada, Rosario Laure of Wood Dale, Ill., Matilde (Delvin) Hallowell of Silver City, N.M., Maria Avila of Wood Dale, Ill., Maxima Avila of Chicago, Ill., Damiana Avila of Naperville, Ill.; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral mass will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home with Father Chito Palang officiating. Funeral services will also be held in the Philippines at a later date. The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 5, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
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McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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