Loreta Depante's Funeral Expenses

Hello Friends, Families, and Generous Donors,

My friend, Lester, was in the Philippines attending to the needs of his family and recently-passed mother. He was informed on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 that his mother had been hospitalized in the Philipines. Being in California, USA, he took the next flight out to see her. We were all shocked and saddened to hear the tragedy of losing her. Lester is a big brother in many people's lives-- he is family. He has always been selfless as he puts others before himself. He is thoughtful, friendly, helpful, compassionate, caring, and so much more...  As you can see, all of these great traits were inherited from his mother. Our hearts go out to him and his family in this time of need. Knowing Lester, he would never ask anyone for help. Thus, I have started this GoFundMe to assist him in any way possible. If at all possible, please feel free to donate and share this page. Any dollar amount would be greatly appreciated as it will help the Depante family.

Thank you!


On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Loreta "Tita" Depante passed away peacefully in her hometown of Batangas City, Philippines. At 65 years old, she lived her life joyfully, spreading non-stop love to those around her. For those that knew her, they understood how selfless she was.  She was always willing to put everyone first before herself. Helping others brought tremendous joy to her life with a smile you cannot forget. 

She passed away alongside her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, son, and grandson. Any donation would help with medical bills, funeral services, and bringing her back to the  United States. The Depante and Buno family thank you in advance for your generosity.

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    • $85 
    • 42 mos
  • Marlon Martinez 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Renee Trinidad 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Lord Wagas 
    • $200 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Mickie Wong 
Temple City, CA
Lester Depante 
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