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Colonial Funeral Home

1801 East Red River Street, Victoria, TX

OBITUARY

Ma Susie Ricote Jacaba

August 21, 1957February 11, 2020

Ma Susie R. Jacaba. 62, of Victoria, Texas passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Susie was born on August 21, 1957 to the late Geronimo Z. Jacaba and Prescila R. Jacaba in M’Lang Cotabato City, Philippines.

Susie is survived by her daughter, Ma Preslaine Neuville, her granddaughter, Prescilla Mae Neuville, her sister, Nona Terones and her two brothers, Augustin and Joel Jacaba.

Susie was a NICU nurse in the Philippines before immigrating to America in 2005, where she continued to work as a nurse for DeTar Hospital in the same department. She helped bring joy into peoples’ lives for thirty years as a nurse, fifteen in the Philippines and fifteen in Texas. After settling into the Victoria area, she did her best to help other Filipinos settle as they got here, in any which way she could. She was always ready to lend a hand. She was especially fond of her granddaughter, Prescilla – the two became inseparable partners-in-crime since their first meeting. Susie was also fond of gardening, with a green thumb that would produce flowers and vegetables just as colorful as her smile. She was also a fantastic cook, anything she made was always scrumptious and difficult to replicate with her flavor profile. Susie loved fishing, almost as much as she loved cooking them. Her love of quilting is where she was famously known as a visionary artist- producing beautiful quilts one after another with her lovely quilting sisters.

Many thanks go out to Jowel and Pauline Dizon (Tito Jowel & Tita Pau) for being there from the beginning up until the end, and many happy memories in the middle; Luisa De La Cruz (Tita Loi) for helping our family through both good times and bad times; Michelle Bonuz (Ate Mitch) and family for offering their company and their hospitality; to all those who we cannot list for there are too many.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to the Hospice of South Texas Victoria Center of Compassion at 1005 Mallette Dr, Victoria, TX 77904 or https://hospice-vic.org

A Celebration of Life for Susie will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 with Visitation from 3:00pm – 4:00 pm, followed by Memorial Service at 4:00 pm, with Rev. Gabriel Bentil officiating. Visitation will resume after the memorial from 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com

  • FAMILY

  • Geronimo Z. Jacaba, Father (deceased)
  • Prescila Ricote, Mother (deceased)
  • Preslaine Neuville, Daughter
  • Prescilla Mae Neuville, Granddaughter
  • Nona Terones, Sister
  • Augustin Jacaba, Brother
  • Joel Jacaba, Brother

Services

  • Celebration of Life Visitation Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Memorial Service Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Visitation continued Saturday, February 15, 2020

Memories

Ma Susie Ricote Jacaba

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Halley Manila

February 15, 2020

Thank you for the care, advices, & all around motherly love you have showered us! Although the void you left can never be replaced, we take comfort in knowing you are finally pain-free and is at peace. Continue to be one of our guardian angels up above! We will miss you forever and the memories we shared shall be cherished for all eternity! Until we meet again tita Susie! 🙏🏻

Josie Ilagan

February 14, 2020

Susie,thank you very much for your friendship.We are sadden of your passing but we consoled that you’re now in good place with the Lord.Enjoy your everlasting life.Your memories will be kept forever in our hearts.Rest in Peace and God Bless your soul.

Jowel and Pau Dizon

February 14, 2020

Words cannot express how we truly feel about your passing..They said family is not all about blood, and we've proven it..My family became your family and your family became ours..I will miss the travels, the chats, the laughters and everything about you..I really hope that we were able to let you feel how we love you while you are still with us..I will never forget all your "bilin"..
Rest in peace for you are in a happy place now with the Lord..
We will be forever grateful of your love and friendship ❤❤❤

Maria Delia Amparo

February 14, 2020

You may have gone away but our friendship is right here... in my heart.
Until we meet again my bff 😢

Jimmie Edwards

February 14, 2020

Absolutely loved my quilting sister, Susie. My life and heart has been enriched to have Susie in my life. Her zest for life and her happy spirit are my favorite things about Susie. And Her love for all those around her. She has truly left a huge space in my heart and life empty.

Beth and Bob

February 14, 2020

You will be forever in our hearts ate Susie❤️ We have seen the beauty of life in you, always optimistic, carrying a brilliant smile all the time and an epitome of strength. We personally thank you for treating us like your own. You are family and we love you so much! Until we meet again🙏

Sylvia Tolentino

February 14, 2020

We are deeply saddened by your loss. We know this is a very difficult time for you.
Susie was a loving, caring and giving person and she will forever be in our hearts.
With heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences.

Sylvia Tolentino
Loi Dela Cruz

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FROM THE FAMILY