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Former President Fidel Ramos’ wake set for Aug. 4-8

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 06:33 PM August 02, 2022
Former President Fidel Ramos’ grandson, Sam Ramos-Jones, said the wake will be at Heritage Park in Taguig City. (Photo by Jojo Terencio)

Former President Fidel Ramos’ grandson, Sam Ramos-Jones, said the wake will be at Heritage Park in Taguig City. (Photo by Jojo Terencio)

MANILA, Philippines — The wake of the late former President Fidel V. Ramos is set to start on Thursday, August 4 until August 8, his family announced on Tuesday.

Ramos’ grandson, Sam Ramos-Jones, said the wake would be at Heritage Park in Taguig City.

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“Our family is truly grateful for the overwhelming outpouring of support and well wishes,” Ramos-Jones said in a statement.

“As we grieve, let us also celebrate a rich life – dedicated in service to this nation and its people,” he added.

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The wake will have a schedule for specific groups and sectors to visit to “manage the flow of guests and better adhere to COVID-19 precautions,” Ramos-Jones said.

The schedule for the wake is the following:

Thursday, August 4

7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Government officials

3:00 – 4:30 pm, Members of the Ramos Cabinet and RPDEV

5:00pm – Service/Mass

6:30 pm – 8 pm, Prepared Tributes

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10:00 pm onwards – end of visiting hours

Friday, August 5

7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the business community, and members of Civil Society Organizations

3:00 – 4:30 pm, Former Malacañang Press Corps, DND Press Corps, and FOCAP

5:00pm – Service/Mass

6:30 pm – 8 pm Prepared Tributes

10:00 pm onwards – end of visiting hours

Saturday, August 6

7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Veterans, military, law enforcement, and the West Point Society

3:00 – 4:30 pm, Rotary Club of Manila

5:00pm – Service/Mass

6:30 pm – 8 pm, Prepared Tributes

10:00 pm onwards – end of visiting hours

Sunday, August 7

7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Public viewing

3:00 – 4:30 pm. “Ex-Men,” campaigners, former OP Executives, OPSOG, LAKAS founders, and Close-in staff

5:00pm – Service/Mass

6:30 pm – 8 pm, Prepared Tributes

10:00 pm onwards – end of visiting hours

Monday, August 8

7:00 am – 4:00 pm, Public Viewing

5:00pm – Service/Mass

6:30 pm – 8 pm, Prepared Tributes

10:00 pm onwards – end of visiting hours

Former President Ramos will be interred at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on August 9.

Ramos-Jones asked those who wish to send flowers to donate instead to one of the charitable institutions close to the former president, which are the following:

  • Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Veterans Memorial Medical Center
  •  Philippine Red Cross
  •  Hero Foundation, Inc.
  •  ABS-CBN Lingod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc.
  •  Center for Health Improvement and Life Development (CHILD) Haus
  •  JG Patnubay Foundation
  • Ramos Peace and Development Foundation, Inc. (RPDEV)

Ramos passed away at the age of 94 on Sunday.

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