elevated uXevc April 9, 1952 ~March 5, 2023

elevated uXevc Visitation
Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 10-11:45 a.m
Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 3Z6

elevated uXevc Funeral Mass
Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.
Chapel of St. Joseph at Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
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elevated uXevc Cremation
Private

elevated uXevc Obituary
Florentina “Florie” Valbuena passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2023 in Ajax, Ontario surrounded by her loving family. Florie grew up in Imus, Cavite in the Philippines alongside her younger brothers Nestor, Noli, and Jojie Topacio. In her youth, she studied as a nurse before devoting herself as a housewife to her loving husband Rommel, with whom she had her beloved only daughter, Cheryl. She, alongside her husband and daughter, immigrated to Canada in 1995 in search for a better life. In Canada, she would become the loving and proud grandmother/mamu of Cherisse and Mariel Teves.

elevated uXevc Florentina is preceded in death by her parents, Lolita and Benjamin Topacio; and her brother Mario.

elevated uXevc Florentina is survived by her husband, Rommel; her daughter, Cheryl; her son-in-law, Mark; her grandchildren, Cherisse and Mariel; and her brothers, Nestor, Noli, and Jojie.

elevated uXevc Our family mourns the loss of our beloved mother, grandmother, wife, sister and friend. I (Cheryl) extend heartfelt gratitude to all the doctors, nurses and caregivers that aided my mother and family during my mom’s strenuous battle with cancer. My gratitude also extends to all friends and family who have reached out, letting us know how loved my mother is. 

elevated uXevc In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society