Oshawa Funeral Home


Celestino Ventinilla Casem

April 6, 1919February 15, 2018

CASEM, Celestino Ventinilla Passed away on Thursday February 15th, 2018, at the age of 98. He was born on April 6th, 1919 to the late Angel Casem and Plascida Ventinilla. Predeceased by his beloved wife Carolina Ferrer Casem. Celestino is survived by his six loving daughters and partners Gilda and Ruben Sahagon, Lorna and Manolito Calizon, Delia and Rey Galvez, Erma and Menchu Castro, Lilibeth and Rolly Marcelo and Ofelia and Joseph Mercado. He will lovingly remembered by all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Celestino leaves behind numerous relatives and friends in the Philippines, Canada and the USA. Papa loves going fishing, eating chicken at Swiss Chalet, french fries at McDonalds and drinking coffee at Tim Hortons. Everyone who finds out how old he is, would ask him what his secret is in living a healthy, long life and all he would tell them is four simple words, “Don’t worry, be happy!” Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Sunday February 18th, from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. and on Monday, February 19th, from 2 – 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, (91Ribblesdale Dr. Whitby) on Tuesday, February 20th, at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Christ the King Catholic Cemetery, Markham. Online condolences may be placed at


  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 18, 2018

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 18, 2018

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 19, 2018

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Celestino Ventinilla Casem

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February 21, 2018

He lived a happy long life surrounded by loving family. Rest in peace, Papa
- from Jeanette Mercdao

February 20, 2018

He lived a happy long life surrounded by loving family. Rest in peace, Papa

Tatyin Wong

February 20, 2018

Deepest condolences and prayers to your family.

Sharon Bird

February 19, 2018

Beautiful words for such a happy man, God bless you all. Sharon and Chris Bird

Nel San Juan Herndon

February 18, 2018

Casem Family,

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Deepest sympathy and prayers to your family!

Scott and Nel San Juan Herndon (VA, USA)

February 17, 2018

In my Father's house are many rooms, I am going there to prepare a place for you. so that you also may be where I am.
....JOHN 14:2, 3

"Welcome Home!" - two precious words at life journey's end.
There is special comfort knowing that Papa has joined Mama Carol 'home', as we treasure beautiful memories of both of them in our hearts.

Till then,

Tony, Olivia, Veronica & Erick

February 17, 2018

Destiny has written our life story.
We just wait for our turns in life.
Nothing is in our hands.
We will never forget you Popsy.
You will always be in our prayers.
May the soul that has gone, rest in peace.

Junne and Rebbie