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Rolando Legaspi

November 2, 1939November 4, 2020
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Rolando Capili Legaspi, resident of Pensacola, Florida, passed Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. He was 81 years old. He grew up in Cavite City, Philippines, and attended high school in Manila and later joined the US Navy where he serviced for over 30 years and was in the Vietnam War. He retired as Aviation Storekeeper Senior Chief Petty Officer/AKCS. He was a member of the Pensacola Filipino-American Association, a proud member of the Free Masons, and he regularly attended Little Flower Catholic Church and St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, both in Pensacola. Rolando is survived by his son Rodney Legaspi, of Pensacola; daughter Laraine Mayhan and her husband Brett Mayhan of Lilburn, Georgia; daughter Celinda Fruitticher and her husband Tom Fruitticher of Gulf Breeze, Florida; and son Ronald Legaspi and his wife Irene Legaspi of Alpharetta, Georgia. Rolando was born to Vincente Legaspi and Teresa Capili on November 2, 1939, in Cavite City in the Philippines. He was a loving brother to Seffarino, Fancisco, Emiliano, and Ricardo Legaspi. On December 25, 1962, Rolando married his childhood friend Cecilia Legaspi in Cavite City. While Rolando served in the U.S. Navy, the family lived in various places around the world before finally settling in Pensacola. Cecilia and Rolando became well known as the proprietors of Loreale’s Loompia House, a popular Pensacola restaurant serving Filipino cuisine. Rolando’s viewing will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Pensacola on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. It will be followed by mass at 12:30 p.m., and the graveside service will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida, at 2:00 p.m. Rolando is also survived by his grandchildren: Evan and Cecilia Mayhan of Lilburn, Georgia; Shandy and Luvonte Rhines (Layla Rhines- great granddaughter) of Buckhead, Georgia, and Justin Fruitticher of Gulf Breeze, Florida; and Anatolia, Evangelina, and Nicolas Legaspi of Alpharetta, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to ARC in Pensacola. Oak Lawn Funeral Home in Pensacola is managing the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Vincente Legaspi, Father (deceased)
  • Teresa Capili, Mother (deceased)
  • Cecilia Legaspi, Wife (deceased)
  • Rodney Legaspi, Son
  • Laraine Mayhan, Daughter
  • Brett Mayhan, Son-in-law
  • Celinda Fruitticher, Daughter
  • Tom Fruitticher, Son-in-law
  • Ronald Legaspi, Son
  • Irene Legaspi, Daughter-in-law
  • Ceffarino Legaspi, Brother (deceased)
  • Ricardo Legaspi, Brother (deceased)
  • Fancisco Legaspi, Brother (deceased)
  • Emiliano Legaspi, Brother (deceased)
  • Evan Mayhan, Grandchild
  • Cecilia Mayhan, Grandchild
  • Shandy Rhines, Grandchild
  • Luvonte Rhines, Grandchild
  • Justin Fruitticher, Grandchild
  • Anatolia Legaspi, Grandchild
  • Evangelina Legaspi, Grandchild
  • Nicolas Legaspi, Grandchild
  • Layla Rhines, Great Grandchild
  • Eliso Ibias, Sibling
  • Ernesto Ibias, Sibling
  • Pedro Ibias, Sibling (deceased)
  • Perlita Tirnada, Sibling

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Selna Trinidad Gantan

November 12, 2020

We are deeply saddened by Ninong Lando’s passing. We send our most sincere condolences and prayers to the Legaspi family.

With sympathy & love,
Gantan Family

Perlita Capili Ibias Trinidad

November 12, 2020

My condolences to the Legaspi family. I will miss you brother Kuya Lando.

With love,
Perlita Capili Ibias Trinidad

Cecille Prater

November 12, 2020

Rest in Peace Lando

Julia Legaspi

November 12, 2020

Rest in Peace Uncle Lando!🙏🙏🙏

Marian Legaspi- Mine

November 10, 2020

Lolo Lan,
Thank you for all the wonderful memories, awesome stories and life advices you have given me and Anthony.
You and lola Cel are happily together now.
May you rest in peace.


Our sincerest condolences and deepest sympathies to the whole family.

Love and prayers ,
Marian And Anthony (Legaspi ) Mine and family
Anselmo and Beng Legaspi
Jing and Bong (Legaspi) Genoso and Family
Vicente Legaspi III and children

Paula Ibias-Hansen

November 7, 2020

Our deepest sympathies and condolences. We are deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Tiyo Lando was a kind and gentle soul with a generous heart. He is a great loss to all of us, he will definitely be missed. Our hearts are with you and your family.
From your Ibias Family from Norway and Philippines

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