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RUBEN CUSIPAG July 12, 1938 - July 9, 2013 Journalist Ruben Cusipag, 75, passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffville Hospital with his wife Tess Cusipag by his side. He was publisher and editor of Balita, Toronto's largest Filipino newspaper. Mr. Cusipag was a well-known and respected journalist in Manila before he immigrated to Canada in 1974. He is survived by wife Tess and children Ruby, Marjo, Marie, Imelda, Bong and Nadine and step-children Michael, Anthony and Edward. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held at Chapel Ridge Funeral Home (8911 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, Ontario L3R 5G1) Friday, July 12, 2013 from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas the Apostle (14 Highgate Drive, Markham, Ontario) (On Birchmount, just north of Steeles) at 10:00 a.m. Online Condolences may be made at

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Published in the Toronto Star on July 12, 2013
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