Press Release
August 13, 2012

On the passing of his father, Rep. Salvador "Sonny" Escudero III

My father, Representative Salvador "Sonny" H. Escudero joined our Creator at 3:30 a.m today. He died in his sleep at home in Sanville, Quezon City after battling colorectal cancer for almost two years.

Tatay has always been the center of our family. He was a father first and foremost and a man who deeply loved his country and his people second. He devoted his entire life to public service.

While we mourn the passing of our father, we thank everyone who cared for him and supported him in life, and we thank those who continue to pour their love, support and prayers for him and our family in this most trying moment.

Our father's remains now lie in state at the main chapel of Mt. Carmel Church in New Manila, Quezon City.

Hia remains lie in state at the Mt. Carmel Church at Broadway corner 5th Street, New Manila, Quezon City until Tuesday. On Wednesday, his remains will be transferred to the House of Representatives at the Batasan Complex. The House of Representatives will be holding necrological services at the Plenary Hall at 9am.

A final wake will be held on Thursday until Saturday in our hometown in Sorsogon City, province of Sorsogon.

His remains will be transported back to Quezon City on Sunday morning. A mass wil be held at the Arlington Memorial Chapel in Araneta Avenue, Quezon City where his remains will be cremated.

His ashes will be brought to the columbary at The Christ The King Parish in E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue, Quezon City.

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