On November 15, 2011, Rufina Mapa passed away peacefully in her sleep after a long battle with breast cancer.
Rufina will be lovingly remembered by her sons Tony (Perla), Jess (Marilou), Miguel (Pinang) and Carlos–semicolon– her daughter Luz–semicolon– her grandchildren Jennifer (Colin), Mark (Meghan), Moana (Chris), Julius (Janet), Jason (Kim), and Murriel–semicolon– and her 5 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Ramon and her children Fe, Ramon Jr. and Vicente.
A Memorial Service will take place at a future date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, 700 10665 Jasper Ave, Edm T5J 3S9.