Forest Park Funeral Home

114-03 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, NY


John Songcuan Magalong

February 25, 1939June 9, 2020

John Songcuan Magalong of Jamaica, New York passed away peacefully at Elmhurst Hospital on June 9, 2020. He was born in, 1939 in San Jacinto, Pangasinan, Phillippines. He was born to the late Federico Magalong and Catalina Songquan and was 1 of 7 siblings. He was brother to Rogerlio, Teofilo, Alfonso, Benjamin, Gloria, and Norma.

John attended Feati University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He married Charlita Fernandez on October 30, 1969 and their marriage lasted for 50 years. They journeyed together to America in 1971 and have never been apart. He last worked at Mellon Bank in New Jersey as a Computer Programmer and retired at the age of 65.

John loved to travel around America and the world with family and friends. He enjoyed very much spending time and caring for his wife, children, and grandchildren. He will always be remembered as a kind, humble and giving person. His daughter Tricia and her husband Jaime Soriano and their children Jordan, Justin and Jacob, his son John Patrick and his wife Karina and their children Charles And Sophia will always and forever love and remember him.

The viewing will be held on June 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm – 3:00pm at Forest Park Funeral Home 114-03 Queens Blvd. Forest Hills, New York 11375.


  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, June 14, 2020


John Songcuan Magalong

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