Palace condoles with VP Robredo on mother's passing | Inquirer News

Palace condoles with VP Robredo on mother’s passing

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:35 AM February 23, 2020
robredo mother Salvacion Santo Tomas Gerona

Salvacion Santo Tomas Gerona, mother of Vice President Leni Robredo. (Photo from the Facebook account of Leni Gerona Robredo)

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Sunday conveyed its condolences to Vice President Leni Robredo, whose mother, Salvacion Santo Tomas Gerona, recently passed away.

According to a Facebook post of Robredo, Salvacion Gerona died at 7:27 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. She was 83.


“We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to Vice President Ma. Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo for the passing of her beloved mother, Ms. Salvacion Gerona,” Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

Panelo described Salvacion Gerona as a “selfless and dedicated teacher who molded countless of young minds across the generation.”


“We pray that the perpetual light will shine upon Ms. Gerona, and that her soul, through the mercy of God, may rest in eternal happiness and peace,” he added.

Salvacion Gerona was an English professor at the Universidad de Santa Isabel in Naga.

She was the wife of Naga Regional Trial Court Judge Antonio Nicomedes Gerona Sr., who died on Oct. 13, 2013.

Her wake is set to start at 4 p.m., Sunday at the Eternal Chapels and Mortuary, Eternal Gardens, Balatas Road in Naga City.

READ: Vice President Robredo’s mother passes away at 83

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Malacañang, Palace, Panelo, Salvacion Gerona, Vice President Robredo
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.