Celerino Ladrera Alvarez
February 5, 1937 – March 19, 2020
Celerino (Cering) Ladrera Alvarez, Sr., age 83, was called home by our Heavenly Father on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Washington with complications of diabetes.
Celerino was born on February 5, 1937 in Iloilo City, Philippines to the late Custodio, Sr. and Crispiniana Alvarez. He was the second of six children. Four preceded him in death. He graduated from Iloilo City University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Celerino was married to Celerina (Diding) Ambay of Antique, Philippines in February 14, 1960 and blessed with five children. They were married for sixty years.
Celerino moved to Guam in 1967 and was later joined by his family. He retired from Guam Power Authority after thirty years of service. In June 1991 he and his wife moved to Seattle, Washington to be with their children and enjoy retirement life.
Celerino was a spiritual man and an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church in West Seattle, Washington. His hobbies were fixing anything mechanical and electrical, watching movies and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Celerino is survived by his spouse, Celerina (Diding), his children, Arabella & husband Alex Corcoro of Seattle, WA, Nona & husband Joe Barcinas of Agat, Guam, Marilou & husband Fellou Raymundo of Sanford, Florida, Mila & husband John Turak of Brier, WA, Celerino Jr. & wife Vanessa Alvarez of Renton, WA; grandchildren, William & Monica Corcoro, Joseph Paul & James Barcinas, and Ezabelle Alvarez; brother, Custodio, Jr. & wife Celedonia Alvarez of Dededo, Guam; brother-in-law, Pete De La Paz; four nieces, Ruth Alvarez Hurtada, Ann De La Paz, Remely De La Paz, and Remelita Lizama; five nephews, Ray Hurtada, Alvin Alvarez, Junnie Alvarez, Joshua Alvarez and Darryl De La Paz.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 7000 35th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA. For additional information, please call 206-861-2645 or 425-582-0737. Family and friends are invited to a reception at the Walmesley Center immediately after the service.