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Floria P. Obrero

November 24, 1920 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Floria Placedes Obrero, 96, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017. Born in Camarines Sur, Philippines on November 24, 1920, she was one of eight children, two brothers and five sisters, of Vicente Placedes and Eugenia Masculino. She graduated Salutatorian from Camarines Sur High School in Naga City, Philippines, and then completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. One of the six sisters died during childhood, while the other five became teachers.
She was an elementary school teacher by profession who dedicated and committed her life to the education of the youth. She was...

Floria Placedes Obrero, 96, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017. Born in Camarines Sur, Philippines on November 24, 1920, she was one of eight children, two brothers and five sisters, of Vicente Placedes and Eugenia Masculino. She graduated Salutatorian from Camarines Sur High School in Naga City, Philippines, and then completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. One of the six sisters died during childhood, while the other five became teachers.
She was an elementary school teacher by profession who dedicated and committed her life to the education of the youth. She was a strong advocate for higher education as well and received her Master of Arts in Education, and was duly rewarded for her achievement with a promotion to school principal. She was a devout Catholic and was a member of numerous church organizations such as the Catholic Women's Guild, St. Anthony Devotees, etc. at the Holy Cross Parish in Nabua, Camarines Sur, Philippines. She was also an active member of numerous social clubs, and continued to do so in the US as the Secretary of the Fil-Am Senior Club of St. Catherine Parish (Orange Park). She was an Elder-Adviser of the Nabua Club of Jacksonville and the Bicol Association of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.
With the untimely passing of the love of her life, she retired from her profession and migrated to the United States to be closer to the only grandchild at the time, Lalaine, who had migrated with her parents, Lilian and Mauro Gines a few years earlier.
Floria was predeceased by her husband, Eugenio Sr., brothers Fortunato Placedes and Eliodoro Placedes, sisters Nieves Badiola, Concepcion Placedes and Remedios Oreta. She is survived by sister Eulogia Barela; children Lilian Obrero-Gines (Mauro), Eugenio Obrero, Jr. (Riza), Cesar Obrero, Edgardo Obrero (Rossana); grandchildren Lalaine Obrero-Fernandez (Romeo), Nathan Obrero and Matthew Obrero, Anna Marie Obrero-Fernandez (Bryce), June Allison Obrero, Lilian Catherine Obrero, Maria Cristeta Obrero-Sekine (Daniel), Eugenio Obrero III; great-grandchildren Logan Fernandez and Marco Fernandez; nephew Joselito Barela (Adelaida) and many other nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces.
Viewing is scheduled on Friday, June 16, 2017, 5:00-8:00pm at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7190 US Hwy 17, Fleming Island, FL 32003.
Funeral Mass is scheduled on Saturday, June 17, 2017 @ 11:00am, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7290 US Hwy 17, Fleming Island, FL 32003. Reception at the Sullivan Hall immediately after the mass.
Arrangements by HARDAGE-GIDDENS RIVERMEAD FUNERAL HOME, 127 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL. Please post words of comfort at www.hardage-giddensrivermead.com.