Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home & Rosewood Memorial Park
601 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA
August 26, 1934 – September 2, 2020
Irineo “Ernie” Galvez Pancho, 86, went to be with the Lord on September 2, 2020. He was born in Manila, Philippines to the late Benito and Maria Pancho; he was the last of 16 children. Ernie served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired after 30 years as a Senior Chief Petty Officer. He then worked Civil Service as a Financial Analyst for more than 15 years. Ernie was a long-time and very active member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church and was a founding member of the FilAm Organization. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Francisca Pancho. Survived by his 3 sons, Manolito Pancho and his wife Nancy, Bienvenido Pancho and his wife Melanie, and Hubert Pancho and his wife Leslie; 7 grandchildren, Diane, Melissa, Benjamin, Rebecca, Alexander, Andrew, and Katherine; and 6 great grandchildren. Services will be private. The family request no flowers. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. You may offer condolences at www.kellumfuneralhome.com
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September 8, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family of Irineo (Ernie) Pancho. I remember Ernie as a man devoted to his family and his naturalized country, the United Staes of America. He also showed interest in the Filipino American community of Hampton Roads. Rest in Peace, Ernie