It is with sadness that the family of Fermin dela Cruz, Sr. announces his passing on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 91.
Fermin led a full life that centered on family, faith, and public service. He was former mayor of the town of Dasmarinas, Cavite–semicolon– past president of Kiwanis and of Veterans Association of Dasmarinas, Cavite–semicolon– Post Commander Philippines Veteran Federation–semicolon– and supporter/leader of various advocacies.
Fermin will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 70 years, Juliana–semicolon– children Lucy, Sonia, Fermin Jr. (Linda), Charito (Vernon), Lyn (Edgardo), Chona, and Noriel (Marilou)–semicolon– 14 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He was predeceased by son Cesar in 1985.
Visitation will be held between the hours of 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, at St. John Bosco Catholic Parish, 13503 – 40 Street NW, Edmonton, with interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 16102 Fort Road NW, Edmonton.