Leticia Lagunday Panganiban

Leticia Lagunday Panganiban, 76, of Sedalia, passed away Monday, December
31, 2012, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.

She was born January 2, 1936, in Pasig Rizal, Philippines, daughter of
Demetrio and Blandina Peras Lagunday. On December 2, 1957, in the
Philippines, she was married to Jovis A. Panganiban, who preceded her in
death on April 7, 2010.

Mrs. Panganiban was a devoted believer and member of Sacred Heart Church.
She was a member of the Legion of Mary and a longtime member of the
Daughters of Mary Immaculate International, Roxas District Chapter,
Philippines. She encouraged praying the Rosary, and enjoyed cooking,
gardening and tending her flowers. She volunteered at the Sedalia Senior
Center and worked for several years at Wal-Mart.

Surviving are six children, Deo Panganiban, Higinio Panganiban and wife
Cheryl, Jolly Parsons and husband Scott, Joy Villanueva and husband Pete,
Judy Panganiban, and Noel Panganiban and wife Marimer; five grandchildren,
Aaron Villanueva, Abigail Villanueva, Benedict Panganiban, Nathenia
Panganiban and Kirsten Panganiban; and two siblings, Emma Lagunday and
Demetrio Lagunday, Jr.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a
daughter, Juliet.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, with
Father Mark Miller officiating.

The Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Friday at Heckart Funeral Home, with
visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m.

Inurnment will be at a later date in the Philippines.

Condolences may be offered at www.heckartfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Heckart Funeral Home
903 S. Ohio Ave Sedalia, MO 65301
(660) 826-1750
Published in SedaliaDemocrat.com on Jan. 2, 2013