passed away peacefully in Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Nanaimo, B.C. on March 29, 2004 at the age of 83. Born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on December 30, 1920. Predeceased by his loving wife Isabel Bongolan Bumatay, parents Isidoro Bumatay & Niculasa Elgarico Bumatay. Sisters Demetria B. Palabay & Manuela B. Pasion. Survived by sons Manuel (Emmy), Sid (Jocelyn); daughters: Ella (Fil) Olegario, Eva (Alex) Martin, Emily (Leth) Martin, Vicky (Tony) Ellorin, Fely (Robec) Sumili, gina (Ricky) Cayaban, Anabelle (Rodel) Salgado. Grandchildren: Joemar, Joy, Jingjing, Jerick, Glenn, James, Melissa, Louel, Sammy, Lenlen, Katkat, J.R., Aaron, Raymond, Jason and Areanna, also many loving relatives and friends. Viewing was held at Telford’s Mid-Island Memorial Funeral Services, 4010 Victoria Ave., Nanaimo, B.C. on April 2, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral and interment date to be announced later. Arrangements confidently assigned to Telford’s Mid-Island Memorial Services.