Thursday, June 19, 2008

VWBro Danilo P. Lagbas, Jr Laid to Rest: 14 June 2008

"To All Masons Withersoever Dispersed:

At High Twelve earlier today; June 14, 2008, the remains of the late Congressman Danilo "Danny" P. Lagbas, Sr. (1st Dist. Misamis Oriental), PDGL, of then Masonic District 28; Past Master, Don Antonio T. Cosin Memorial Lodge #308; Institute Master, Misamis Oriental Lodge #335 was laid to rest at the Oro Gardens Memorial Gardens.

Notably present during the burial were MW Romeo A. Yu, PGM (during whose term as Grand Master VW Danny had served as DGL); and RW Peter Lim Lo Suy, DGM, together with several brethren from the different lodges of both Masonic Districts R10-A and R10-B, led by VW Peter M. Unabia and VW Jimmy Bernadas, respectively.

The night before, on June 13 at 7pm, the brethren of Don Antonio T. Cosin Memorial Lodge #308 (the mother lodge of VW Danny) performed the ritual of the Lodge of Sorrow with VWBro Oscar P. Musni, PJGL as sorrowful master. VW Musni, a former 3-term Provincial Board Member was VW Danny's colleague in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Misamis Oriental which the latter previously presided over as Vice-Governor.

VWBro Danny is survived by Sister Purita and their five children, including his namesake; Bro. Danilo Jr., MM of Misamis Oriental Lodge No. 335, and his brothers and sisters, three of which (WM Bernie Lagbas, Bro. Benedict Lagbas and Bro. Jerome P. Lagbas) are also members of Misamis Oriental Lodge No 335).


WBro. Abraham S. Olegario, Jr., PM, Secretary
Don Antonio T. Cosin Memorial Lodge No 308"

Our deepest condolences to Sister Purita and family; especially to our Brothers, Bro Danilo Jr., WMBro Bernie, Bro Benedict and Bro Jerome. Our prayers also goes to all of the relatives and friends of the late VWBro Danny.

Pinoy Masons Worldwide

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