Adoracion Villanueva, wife of Brother Eddie, dies at 73
MANILA, Philippines — Adoracion Villanueva, wife of Brother Eddie and mother of Sen. Joel Villanueva passed away Tuesday afternoon. She was 73.
In an Instagram post Tuesday night, the senator shared a photo of his hand holding that of her mother’s.
He captioned the photo with: “Paalam sa pinakamamahal ko sa lahat ng mahal 🙏 ‘the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.’” Job 1:21
In a Twitter post, Jesus Is Lord Church described her as “a spiritual mother, a competent teacher, a prayer warrior, and a model of faith.”
“After going through fatal arrhythmia secondary to septic shock, Ate Dory is now resting in the arms of her Maker and Savior,” its tweet read.
1/4 At 5:50pm today, we have lost a spiritual mother, a competent teacher, a prayer warrior, and a model of faith. After going through fatal arrhythmia secondary to septic shock, Ate Dory is now resting in the arms of her Maker and Savior. pic.twitter.com/CFJwFlmPJE
— Jesus Is Lord Church (@JILWorldwide) March 10, 2020
Sen. Sonny Angara expressed his condolences to Villanueva’s family over the passing of its matriarch.
Our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of @senatorjoelv and Gladys; @Bro_Eddie Mayor Joni Cong Sherwin ExMayor JonJon and the JIL family for the loss of Sister Tita Dory 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/xkJUuL2EeX
— Sonny Angara (@sonnyangara) March 10, 2020
Public figures like actor-turned-politician Alfred Vargas, singers Ogie Alcasid and Vina Morales also expressed their condolences.
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