Lourdes Mapa, fondly known as Nanay (mon) or Lola (grandma) Mely, passed away on November 6, 2011. She was 87 years old.
During her prime, she owned and operated \"Mely\'s Beauty Parlor\" in Pasay and Makati, Philippines. She migrated to Canada in 1977 and worked for a few years at Army & Navy. Her longest career was raising her grandchildren. Her devotion to God deeply influenced all her children and their families.
She is survived by her two daughters: Lydia and Teresita; two sons: Restituto and Enrico; son-in-law, Ed; daughters-in-law: Bettina, Violeta, Elizabeth, Evangeline and Gloria-Beth; 15 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jose and sons: Ernesto, Anthony and Jaime.