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Greenwood Memorial Park & Funeral Home

350 Monroe Ave Ne, Renton, WA

OBITUARY

Ernesto Guieb Purganan Sr.

10 June, 194225 July, 2020
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Ernesto “Erning” Guieb Purganan Sr. was called home on July 25, 2020 at the age of 78. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend. Erning was born on June 10, 1942 in Bayugao West Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines to the late Julian Purganan and Juliana Guieb. He and his family immigrated to the United States in April 1993 and made Kent, Washington his second home. Prior to immigrating to the United States of America, he held supervisory positions working for the Philippine government’s Department of Agriculture. His job provided him opportunities to travel all over the country and was sent as a Philippine delegate to Egypt and Indonesia for international conferences. He was an adventurous traveler and nature lover. He had visited many countries and marveled at the beauty of God’s creation. He enjoyed getting together with family and friends over traditional Ilocano dishes. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed watching all types of sports, especially the Seattle Mariners baseball team. Yet, without question, his greatest sources of joy were his grandchildren. Erning is survived by Astrida, his wife of 55 years. His memory will forever be held and shared by his children and their spouses, grandchildren, siblings, and many relatives and friends for whom he cared and loved deeply. funeral services held at Greenwood Funeral Home in Renton, WA. He will be laid to rest following the funeral service at Hillcrest Burial Park Kent, WA.

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Timothy Jasper Purganan

20 August 2020

One trait that I will never forget is your thoughtfulness. Even though we did not get to see each other often, you were constantly close to us, in our hearts. I will always remember your smile whenever we would visit you. We love and miss you, Lolo!

Clarice Purganan

18 August 2020

Remembering you is easy. We do it everyday, but missing you is a heartache that never goes away. We love you so much Papa.

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