Iluminada A. Salanga

Iluminada A Salanga

AGE: 76 • Old Bridge

Iluminada A. Salanga (Lu), 76, passed away on Feb. 14, 2014 at home . Born in the Philippines to her parents, Maximino Austero & Maria Chavez. She married in Newark on June 23, 1963 to Arturo B. Salanga. She worked at various hospitals in the Phillipines and in the US. She earned her MSN at NYU and graduated in 1978. She became Director of Nursing at South Amboy Hospital, where she retired as Vice President of Nursing in 1996. She retired at 59 and was able to travel both in the US and abroad with her husband Arturo. She wishes to thank all the people that she touched, both relatives and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Arturo B. Salanga; her son, Arthur James Salanga; her daughter, Marilu A. Salanga-Kish; her son in law, Michael C. Volkert; her granddaughter, Alyssa M. Salanga; her grandson, David Michael Kish Jr.; a grandson on the way, Michael C. Volkert II, in July 2014; the family dog, "Pluto"; her brother, Virgillio Austero; her sister, Damie Cunnanan; her brother, Choy Austero; her sister, Lydia Garcia, and numerous nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Herman C. Austero & Natividad Kapuno.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 from 5-9pm at the Michael Hegarty Funeral Home, 3377 Rt. 9, Old Bridge, NJ. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 9am at St. Lawrence Church, 109 Laurence Pkwy., Laurence Harbor, NJ. Condolences can be sent to In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Mt. Sinai Hospital Multiple Myeloma Program - Stephanie Stoss, 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, NY, NY 10029, Box #1185.

Funeral Home

Michael Hegarty & John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals & Cremation Service
3377 US Highway 9 Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Published in Home News Tribune on Feb. 16, 2014