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Former solon Roque Ablan Jr. passes away

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:41 PM March 26, 2018
Former Ilocos Norte Rep. Roquito "Roque" Ablan Jr. (sitting) passes away on March 26, 2018. He was 85. Photo from Communications Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan.

Former Ilocos Norte Rep. Roquito “Roque” Ablan Jr. (sitting) passes away on March 26, 2018. He was 85. Photo from Communications Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan.

Former Ilocos Norte Rep. Roquito “Roque” Ablan Jr. passed away on Monday. He was 85.

His son, Communications Assistant Secretary Kris Ablan, confirmed this in a Facebook post.

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“My dad passed away peacefully this morning. Lucky to be at his bedside when he died,” Ablan said. “My dad lived a full 85 years.”

The younger Ablan said his father died of coronary artery disease.

He said the wake for his father would start on Tuesday, March 27, at Chapel 4 of the St. Alphonsus Mary de Liguori Parish, Magallanes Village in Makati.

The older Ablan served for eight terms as representative for the 1st district of Ilocos Norte. /je

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