Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Rosario Sala-Sy (1923-2010) Passes Away by: James U. Sy Jr.

Businesswoman Rosario Sala-Sy passed away last October 8, 2010 due to a long standing illness which included Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia among others. She was 87.

Rosario Sala-Sy was born as the third of five children of Vicente Tampos and Ramona Sala on August 20, 1923 in Bogo, Cebu.

Rosario Sala-Sy had six children, namely Emma Sala-Chua, Carmencita Sy-Taocta, Anecita Sy-Yu, James Sy, Georgette Sala-Trecho, and Alexander Sala.

In 1990, 9 years after her husband passed away, Rosario Sala-Sy was petitioned by her daughter Anecita Yu to the US, where she was to spend her retirement years. She went back to Bacolod once, in 1998.

Rosario Sala is survived by her children and her grandchildren. Her remains will be at the Rolling Hills Memorial (new building) starting on October 22, 2010, 4:00 P.M.. The internment mass will be on October 24, 2010, 1:30 P.M., at the Queen of Peace Parish (Hua Ming) and burial will follow at Greenhills Chinese Cemetery.

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