Lauro Vizconde to be buried in same grave with family Wednesday
Lauro Vizconde, the patriarch of the family murdered in 1991 in their own home, will be buried in the same grave with his deceased wife and two daughters on Wednesday.
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) said Vizconde’s interment will be held on Feb. 17, 3 p.m., at the Manila Memorial Park in Sucat, Parañaque.
Citing immediate members of the family, VACC president Dante Jimenez said it was the wish of the elder Vizconde to be buried with his family—Estrellita, Carmela, and Jennifer.
“This will be a unique interment which will be called ‘Salubungan,’ where the remains of Estrellita and daughters Carmela and Jennifer will be exhumed from their niches in Holy Cross Memorial Park in Novaliches, Quezon City and will meet the remains of their father Ka Lauro in Manila Memorial Park,” Jimenez said.
The 78-year-old Vizconde, a founding member of the VACC, passed away on Saturday while still on life support at the intensive care unit of Unihealth-Parañaque Hospital in Sucat, after suffering four heart attacks the previous day.
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Vizconde’s wife and daughters were in their own home on June 30, 1991 when he was working as a cook in the United States.
Jimenez said Vizconde never left their house at 80 W. Vinzons Street, BF Homes until his final days, and “has never changed the arrangement of their Master’s bedroom with Estrellita nor the rooms of Carmela and Jennifer.”
“Ka Lauro has always said that his house where the gruesome murders of his wife and 2 daughters happened has always been his connection and reaching out with his family for the past 25 years,” Jimenez said.
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