OBITUARY

Mr. Juscelino Militante "Joe" Siongco

February 5, 1956September 21, 2013

Joe Siongco passed away, age 57, on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at St. Agnes Medical Center.

He was born in Manila, Philippines. He studied at Ateneo de Manila University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1978 from University of the Philippines. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1979 to 1999 and was assigned to NAS Miramar, San Diego and NAS Lemoore. He retired as a Chief Petty Officer. He then worked as an Air Quality Engineer with San Joaquin Valley Air District from 1999 to 2013.

Mechanically inclined since a young age, he loved fixing cars, computers and machines. Always thoughtful and caring, he loved to help anyone who was in need of his expertise.

Thanks to the caring staff of nurses, doctors, Sr. Emily, and the priests at St. Agnes Medical Center.

Joe is survived by his wife Evangeline; son Philip; mother, Josefina; sisters, Aleli, Imel, and Rosan; brother, Rick; brothers-in-law, Steve, Jimmy, Jorge; and nephews, Abel and Nathan; mother-in-law, Violeta; sisters-in-law, Marijo, Carisa, Maricris, Sylvia, Pinky, and Annali; brothers-in-law, Frankie, Paul, Johnted, Michael, Dave, Nilo, and Danny; numerous nephews and a niece.

Visitation will be held at Whitehurst Sullivan Burns & Blair Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. followed by a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m.

Family and friends are invited to join the Celebration of his Life with a Mass to be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Catholic Chari- ties, Fresno or to St. Agnes Medical Center, Fresno.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 2, 2013
  • Vigil Service Wednesday, October 2, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 3, 2013
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Mr. Juscelino Militante "Joe" Siongco

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William Bargar

November 11, 2013

Lynn, I just want to give my deepest sympathy and healing through these difficult times. I will miss Joe, we always talked when we seen each other. He was a very nice and honest guy. I really enjoyed having him as a good friend. R.I.P. Joe. May GOD have mercy on your soul.

October 18, 2013

Our deepest condolences to you Lynn and Philip. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Oscar & Marian Ortiz
Toms River, NJ

Lirio Blado

October 11, 2013

Our condolences to Lyn and family.

October 8, 2013

my deepest condolences to the family...we were batchmates at the Ateneo

Rico Purisima

October 2, 2013

To the family of Boy Siongco: I was a batchmate of Boy in high school. I am very sorry to hear of his passing. May the Lord fill the loss that you feel with His Grace.

October 1, 2013

My family and I extend our deepest condolences. Boy and I were classmates in G.S. & H.S. in Ateneo. We also took our B.S.M.E. and graduated in U.P. Boy, we will miss you.

Bobby Testa (Davao City, Phil.)

Boy Reyes

September 30, 2013

We will offer our prayers for Boy's journey home to our Good Lord and to his family that they may find peace and happiness despite this loss. We lost a friend down here but we sure gained an angel up there. Till we meet again....

Gonzalo Gonzalez

September 30, 2013

I remember Boy as being someone I was able to laugh and joke with a lot from our Ateneo Grade School days, especially as he was also my bus mate when he used to live on Sta. Cecilia St., not to far of from the New Manila area where I stayed. I am saddened by his passing, and especially as I don't think I ever saw him again after he left for the U.S. My deepest sympathies to you and your family on his passing. I pray that the presence of loved ones and friends, together with the kind words spoken, help to provide you with strength and encouragement in the days to come. God bless you and continue to be with you at this time.

Reynaldo Santos

September 30, 2013

To the family of Boy:

Please accept my prayers & sympathy on his passing away. Boy & I were batchmates at the Ateneo high school '73 - and I shall always remember his kindness & warm smile. Our paths never crossed again after high schiol days & I am saddehed by this news.

May the pain of this difficult moment for his family & friends be vanquished by the good memories he left behind!

Sincerely,

Rey E. Santos, MD

Bernard Asperin

September 30, 2013

My family offers prayers for the eternal repose of Boy Siongco's soul. We also condole with his family for the untimely loss.

In my one year sharing the same classroom at the Ateneo High School, I remember Boy as a very jolly person, always helpful to his classmates.

Bernie Asperin & Family (Philippines)