Severino Magsombol Mapa
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Severino Magsombol Mapa
  • February 11, 1929 - June 5, 2017
  • Barstow, California

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Severino Magsombol Mapa also known as "Monoy" a devout Catholic went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Barstow Community Hospital following a brief illness. He was born February 11, 1929 in Cuenca Batangas, Philippines. Severino graduated high school from Cuenca Institute and attended a two year college.





Severino was born and raised in Cuenca Batangas. He is the son of Mariano Mapa and Sophia Magsombol. He was raised by his stepmother, Tamasa Mapa. Sererino migrated to the United States in 1986 and lived with his brother Efegenio in Oakland, CA.





He and his wife, Carmelita Vencio have been together for 42 years. Monoy left behind three daughters Lisa Steffanina, Celeste Calderon and Erlinda Ambrosini and three sons Recto, Rosseler and Generoso Mapa. He had 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren whom he loved and adored.





Monoy worked as a delivery driver at Rock Gas Company for 20 years. He also had the opportunity to work at the Tondo General Hospital as an ambulance driver and a maintenance supervisor. He took pride in his job and truly relished in the friends he made during this time. He was loved by his co-workers and friends for his sense of humor, generosity and willingness to help others in need. It was in his time at Tondo General Hospital where he was given the nickname of “Doctor Mapa"





Monoy's favorite hobby is playing bingo with his wife and friends. He is an avid lotto player, and loved to go to the casinos to play the slot machines. He enjoyed collecting different hats, old action Filipino movies (especially FPJ) and to sing and play music to classic tagalog songs.



He lived a long, simple and a happy life with his family and friends. We will all miss the always smiling face of Severino Mapa. Rest now in the peace of the Lord.