It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jacobo ‘James’ Maderal Serina on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the age of 79 years. James was born on November 24, 1928 in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Lilia Ganchorre; children Jalie (Antonio Dimaranan), Henry (Celeste Montano) and Paul (Ana Seneres); grandchildren Kaiser, Angelo, Aries, Denise, Jake (deceased), Dominique, and Paulo. He will also be missed by his sisters Ruth S. Enerio, and Dorcas S. Anor, both of the Philippines; in-laws, Rebecca Tigley (Frank), Ciriaco Ganchorre (Bernie), and Ester Falgui (deceased) (Romy), and his nieces, nephews, and cousins in the Philippines, Australia and USA. He was predeceased by his younger sister, Venus Serina Halibas.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Eastside Memorial Chapel (5388 Memorial Drive N.E.) on Friday, August 29, 2008 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., with Prayers and Tributes at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Centennial Presbyterian Church (103 Pinetown Place N.E.) on Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Rocky View Garden of Peace. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of James Serina, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences