September 27, 1934 – Centro, Ligao, Albay, Philippines
September 5, 2013 – Calgary, Alberta
Romeo Celis, beloved husband of Avelina Celis of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the age of 78 years.
He was born in Centro, Ligao, Albay, Philippines. He moved to Canada in 1988 with his family and settled in Calgary where he resided until his passing.
Besides his loving wife Avelina, Romeo will be lovingly remembered by his eleven children, Nick (Sherrisa), Ulysses (Judy), Jean (Gary) Baltas, Dennis (Cecille), Carolyn, Susan (Mark) Poffenroth, John Glenn, Rommel (Lou), Rontgen (Gloria), Engelbert (Marie) and Athena (Brent) Hughes; twenty-four grandchildren; and two great-grandsons; his three sisters Araceli, Erlinda and Tita; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families in the United States and Philippines. Romeo was predeceased by his parents, Eufrasio and Tereza, as well as three brothers, Don, Augusto, Rudolfo.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Romeo Celis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences