OBITUARY

Felicidad G. Aguiluz

July 16, 1933June 11, 2018
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Felicidad Aguiluz, 84, was born July 16, 1933 in Lubao, Pampanga, Philippines, but spent most of her life in Porac, Pampanga. She raised four children and seven grandchildren. She migrated to America in 2000 and lived in Las Vegas, Nevada for almost 20 years. Felicidad was a devout Roman Catholic and dedicated most of her time to the church and doing some community work. She was a homemaker who loved to cook and sew. She passed away on June 11, 2018 in Las Vegas. Felicidad is survived by her children, Josephine, Diosdado, Caroline, and Jhen; and her grandchildren, Jena, Ashley, AV, AC, Nikole, Jon-Jon, and May May.

  • FAMILY

  • Pedro Garcia, Father
  • Maria Tadeo, Mother
  • Jose Aguiluz, Husband
  • Honorio Garcia, Brother
  • Bienvenido Garcia, Brother
  • Purificacion Manuel, Sister
  • Leonardo T. Garcia, Brother
  • Mauro T. Garcia, Brother
  • Josephine Dayton, Daughter
  • Diosdado Aguiluz, Son
  • Caroline Dizon, Daughter
  • Jhen Aguiluz, Son
  • Mrs. Aguiluz also leaves seven grandchildren, Jena, Ashley, AV, AC, Niko, John, and May to cherish her memory.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Biography

When someone is identified as a natural leader, certain images come to mind. First thoughts are of a no-nonsense, tough-minded, dedicated and disciplined person. This description accurately fits Felicidad Garcia Aguiluz who was indeed a born manager. She will be remembered as being highly organized, practical and realistic. She was a person who always carried a strong sense of duty with her throughout her life. Possessed with traditional “old school” morals, Felicidad was an individual who clearly communicated to those around her just who she was and what she was all about. Everyone acquainted with Felicidad knew her as a well-respected woman who was a stable force in her community.

Felicidad was born on July 16, 1933 in Lubao, Pampanga, Philippines to Pedro Garcia and Maria Tadeo Garcia and was raised in Porac, Pampanga, Philippines. Even as a youngster, Felicidad learned to be objective and decisive. Her faith in the principles of authority and dependability was something that she carried with her throughout her life.

As a young girl, Felicidad was able to put her natural abilities to work. She was a bit like the sergeant of the family, helping to make sure that the others did what they should do and that they avoided those things they weren’t supposed to. In other words, she liked to organize and direct. Felicidad was raised with six siblings. She had four brothers, Honorio, Leonardo, Bienvenido, and Mauro; and one sister, Purificacion. Felicidad had an inborn appreciation for the order in the family, allowing for the oldest members to be the most respected and to take on the most responsibility. For Felicidad, this was a natural order of life, one she gladly embraced.

Felicidad's matter-of-fact attitude about most things was developed during her childhood. As a young girl, Felicidad enjoyed being part of teams, and organizations and groups of other kids who shared similar interests. She was a member of her church choir and in her spare time she liked reading books.

An objective and conscientious individual, Felicidad reveled in the security of her family. In June of 1956, Felicidad exchanged wedding vows with Jose Aguiluz at the Guagua Parish Church of Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines. One of Felicidad’s most endearing qualities was her uncanny ability to remember important dates and anniversaries, and her unending enthusiasm for organizing a celebration for her family and friends.

Felicidad was ever watchful of her children. She worried about them and was deeply concerned for their development as they grew up. She maintained a firm hand in their upbringing. Felicidad would give her stamp of approval to their requests, as long as she could see how they might benefit. She also had the ability to enforce the rules as needed to ensure that her children were properly raised. Felicidad was blessed with two daughters, Josephine and Caroline; and two sons, Diosdado and Jenniver. They were also blessed with seven grandchildren, Jena, Ashley, AV, AC, Nikole, Jon-Jon, and May May. Felicidad was also a lover of animals and cherished her pets. One of Felicidad’s favorites was her Poodle. They were best friends for 10 years. Her family was rounded out by her cat.

Felicidad approached her leisure time in the same manner that she approached her life. A person who enjoyed being neat and orderly and one who understood the nature of things, she appreciated the hours she was able to devote to her various hobbies. Her favorite pursuits were sewing and cooking. Felicidad was content to enjoy her favorite pastimes alone but was also willing to share her interests with others.

Being generous with her time and energy, Felicidad liked to belong to a variety of groups and organizations. She was a vocal leader who enjoyed being a part of things. Her desire to uphold traditions and her ability to take charge of any type of project made her a tremendous asset. Throughout her later years, Felicidad was an active member of the Catholic Women's League.

A civic-minded person, Felicidad was usually ready to jump in and help with community activities. She was the type of person who could masterfully organize events and projects and then see to it that they were run in an efficient and timely manner. Felicidad was a member of several community groups, including serving on committees for the Township of Porac, Pampanga. During these years, Felicidad applied her analytical intellect to problem solving and so was an asset on most committees.

Faith was important to Felicidad. She held high moral standards and was worried about the moral decay she saw around her. For that reason she held deep spiritual beliefs that she was willing to share. She was a member St. Catherine Church. During that time, she was a part of the choir.

When it came time to travel or take a vacation, Felicidad used her scheduling expertise to make sure everyone and everything was ready to go. That also meant that she made certain no single person was overworked in putting the trip together. Felicidad had a knack for making sure that everyone who was involved had their specific tasks and that those tasks were completed. Favorite vacations included the beaches in the Philippines.

Felicidad passed away on June 11, 2018 at Las Vegas, Nevada. After fighting a brave battle against ovarian cancer. She is survived by her children, Josephine, Diosdado, Caroline, and Jhen; and her grandchildren, Jena, Ashley, AV, AC, Nikole, Jon-Jon, and May May. Services were held at Palm Southwest Mortuary. Felicidad was laid to rest in St. Catherine Park Garden of Peace in Porac, Pampanga, Philippines.

All who knew her would agree that Felicidad was a pillar of the community. She lived her life with her feet firmly on the ground. She had a strong work ethic, was pragmatic in her thoughts and acts, and constantly sought the means for self-improvement. She was willing to share her ideas and knowledge for the benefit of others, so that they could accomplish more in their lives. Felicidad Garcia Aguiluz did her best to ensure that her family, friends, loved ones, co-workers, and everyone whose life she touched was given the chance to become a better person.