Angelica Panganiban's mother passes away
MANILA, Philippines - Local actress Angelica Panganiban’s adoptive mother, Melania David Panganiban, died Tuesday, May 14, reports ABS-CBN.
Angelica posted a family picture on her Instagram account (iamangelicap) with a grief-stricken caption that read:
“19 weeks ago kumpleto pa tayo...19 weeks ago kasama pa natin si mommy...19 weeks ago kaya pa natin magtawanan ng malakas at pagtawanan si mommy...19 weeks ago, natupad ang pangarap natin na mabuo tayong lahat...Hinintay na lang pala ni mommy na makita tayong kumpleto at masaya...Mommy...Mahal na mahal ka namin...Walang nakapag handa sa biglaan mong pag iwan sa amin...Ma mimiss ka namin ng sobra sobra...Thank you for adopting me and giving me a family. I love you, mommy.”
(19 weeks ago, we were still complete...19 weeks ago, Mommy was still with us...19 weeks ago, we could still laugh hard and make fun of Mommy...19 weeks ago, our dream of being together as a whole family came true...Mommy just waited to see us complete and happy...Mommy...We love you so much. Nothing could have prepared us for your abrupt passing. We will miss you so, so much...Thank you for adopting me and giving me a family. I love you, mommy.)
Angelica also posted a picture with her mother on the same site, along with the words “I will really miss you...”
In 2010, she revealed to the public that she was adopted, and that her biological mother died in 2008 and was buried in Singapore.
In a trip to US in the same year, the actress and her biological father, Mark Charlson, met for the first time.
Further details have yet to be disclosed by the family. - With reports from Ira Agting/Rappler.com