It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Rafaela 'Nanay' Hombrebueno on December 12, 2012, in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Rafaela was predeceased by her father Filemon Pajarillo; mother Maria Abriol Pajarillo; siblings Pura, Julita and Monching; and husband Armando 'Tatay' Hombrebueno. Left to celebrate her life and legacy are her children Evelyn (Florante), Agnes (Nestor), Iris (Ueli), Armando Jr. (Maritess), Mario (Tess), Ricardo (Romilla), Jesse, Jose (Jacqueline), Raymond (Crisencia), Nestor (Isabella); grandchildren Patricia (Kristopher), Ryan (Adele), Rolf, Yvette, Colin, Stephanie, Mark, Nicole, Jayme, Tamara, Brandon, Katrina, Cassandra, Joshua, Carlos, Christian, Miguel, Isabel, Rachelle, Gabriel, Raphael; and great-grandchildren Jayme, Isaiah and Cielo. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, December 18th from 7 – 9 pm at the Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Rd, Coquitlam, followed by a Mass of Catholic Burial on Wednesday, December 19th at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Lourdes, 828 Laval Square, Coquitlam. Interment at the Gardens of Gethsemani Cemetery & Mausoleum, 15800 - 32nd Ave, Surrey.

Funeral Home

Burquitlam Funeral Homes
625 North Road Coquitlam, BC V3J 1P2
(604) 936-9987

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Dec. 16, 2012