The family of Yolanda N. Nicasio announced her peaceful passing into new life on July 19, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Mrs. Nicasio was born January 26, 1935 to Manuel and Estrella Nieva originally of Lucena, Quezon, in the Philippines, and Portage, Indiana. She was married for 60 years to Macario Nicasio and they had five daughters. The Nicasios immigrated to Canada in the late 1980s to reunite with their daughters.
Since settling down in Vancouver, Mr. and Mrs. Nicasio embraced Couples for Christ, modeling the values and virtues espoused by the movement. A member of the Legion of Mary, Mrs. Nicasio was devoted to serving the community of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. She was a doting grandmother to her many grandchildren and their children.
She was pre-deceased by her loving husband for 60 years, who passed away last year.
Mrs. Nicasio will be greatly missed by her family, friends and those whom she touched through her church activities.
She is survived by her daughters and their families: Maria & Ramon Marfori, Maravilla & Christopher Hughes of Vancouver; Mariam & Paul Torres of Manila; Melita & Ralph Alphonse Soriano of Vancouver, and Ma. Lourdes & Lennon Limcangco of Manila. She left behind numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and her siblings: Divinia (Agripino +), Evelyn (Cocoy +), Carina, Elizabeth (Rafael), Rosario (Miguel), Maria (Bernardo), and Romeo (Victoria) in the United States and Canada.
A celebration of Mrs. Nicasio’s life is scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6350 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver B.C. Reverend Terry Bileski will preside. The family expressed gratitude for the many acts of kindness shown by relative, friends, and caregivers in thought and deed. Special thanks to the staff, volunteers and most specially, the nurses at the St. John Hospice in Vancouver.