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“Can't believe it's been five years. Miss you so much, Dad. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Bernice Escorpizo - Denver, CO

“Vic May you rest in peace. Although we just met at a Norwegian Star cruise last October 2011, we knew right away that we will be friends for a long...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Felix & Amelita Ancheta - friend

“Dad, I can't believe it has been a year since your passing. I miss you so so much! I remember all the fun times we had as a family and I am forever...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Bernice Escorpizo - Denver, CO

“We will always be with you in prayers. May you rest in peace and in GOd's arms. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Wimma Cruz - Abu Dhabi

“Our thoughts and prayers for the eternal repose of our great friend Vic; and strength and courage to Brenda and Bernice to continue living fully as...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Rommel & Tessie Guerrero - NV

“In loving memory to our dear friend, Vic. Dr. Ben & Fe Sales ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Ben & Fe Sales - Howard Beach, NY

“Paalam na po uncle. Magpahinga na po kayo hanggang sa muli po nating pagkikita sa langit. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Anoi Atkinson - London - Nephew

“Though our acquaintance was brief, i felt the sincerity and warmth of what could have been a true and lasting friendship. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: DENNIS P. SINDICO - Quezon City

“You have always been a great guy Tito Vic. I will always remember that Easter at your house with Bernice, my brother, and my cousins. God bless you...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Jeremy Verdera - NY

“Betty and I had the pleasure of meeting Mr.& Mrs. Escorpizo while on the Norwegian Star. Our deepest condolences to Mrs.Escorpizo and family. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Howard and Betty Long - Smyrna, GA

“Victorio has been a blessing to everyone who has had the pleasure of meeting him and having him in their lives. He was a wonderful man with a loveing...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Nina Battershield - Orlando, FL

“In behalf of my family, we would like to convey our heartfelt condolences to our Ninang Brenda and our cousin Bernice. Eventhough I only met Ninong...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: OJ Whims and Baby CK - Providence, RI

“Condolences to My Ninang Brenda and to Bernice. Ninong Vic was really good man. Always there to help out and be there if you needed him. He was happy...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Ray Zerrudo - Pickering

“Our heartfelt condolences go out with you and your family. May you and ate bernice strength prevail to help you through this difficult time. We love...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Wimma P. Cruz - Abu Dhabi

“I only met Vic on 2 occasions--when we visited them in NY and when they came to visit us in Illinois. I like him right away and I felt happy for...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Lucina V. de los Reyes - IL

“Brenda and Bernice, Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Janice Gentilella - Orlando, FL

“Vic was one of our first friends we met when my wife and I came here to USA from the Philippines over three decades ago. We did apple picking,...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Romi - Staten Island, NY - Friend

“Accepting mortality is, perhaps, the hardest part of life. But one cannot exist without the other. The most precious day is when we are born- Victor...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Mark Tsohas

“The Baldwin Fairchild Cemeteries and the Conway Chapel extend our sincere sympathy to the Escorpizo family and friends during this difficult time. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Homes and Cemeteries - FL

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Victorio, was born on May 14, 1945, in Makati, Philippines to Lorenzo Castillo Escorpizo and Teodora Puzon. He went by the nicknames Vic, Victor, Vicki (to his family and friends while growing up) and Isko (to his high school friends), but most of all, answered to "Mahal" (Filipino translation for "Dear") with his wife Brenda. Vic received the last rites of the Sacrament of Extreme Unction and died a holy and peaceful death on January 12, 2012. He was a long-time parishioner of St. Thomas More Traditional Roman Catholic Church (SSPX) in Sanford, FL, where his death was celebrated at a Requiem Mass on January 17, 2012, before he was laid to rest at the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Orlando, Florida. He attended Cubao High School in Quezon City, Philippines and ended up teaching there as well after graduating from Philippine College of Arts and Trades with a Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1969. He also attended the University of the Philippines, where he took some graduate courses. He was also a Master Scout of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines. He was introduced to Brenda Ferrer, an accountant, who was then a resident of Flushing, New York, by their mutual friends Ramon and Carmelita Zerrudo of Toronto, Canada in December 1972. They corresponded regularly for a year until they finally met in person when Brenda went home to Manila to visit her parents in December 1973 for Christmas. Vic then migrated from the Philippines to New York in August 1974. On September 21, 1974, Vic and Brenda got married at St. Michael's Church in Flushing, New York. Their only child, Bernice F. Escorpizo, was born on January 10, 1976. Sadly, Bernice spent her recent birthday by her Dad's sickbed. Although a teacher back in the Philippines, Vic opted not to teach in New York and instead went in the banking industry. He worked for several banks and served as a Foreign Exchange Supervisor for Bancomer, a Mexican bank. Vic and Brenda moved to Orlando, Florida in August 2001. Here he worked for Wachovia Bank, and then became a self-employed Insurance Agent. All these years, he also worked part-time at Best Buy, where he made many friends, both co-workers and some customers. Vic enjoyed playing his guitar and ukulele, as well as listening to music. He was well-versed in computer, enjoyed learning languages, photography, and was an avid reader. He was a wonderful cook who liked experimenting with recipes. He loved to garden, go fishing, enjoyed traveling and cruising. He had a very good sense of humor and had fun making people laugh. Considered a very sociable gentleman, he is well respected in the Filipino community, and was very proud of his heritage. Vic will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. He was a close family man and a very dedicated husband, father, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and a dear friend to so many people. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Brenda F. Escorpizo of Orlando, FL; daughter, Bernice F. Escorpizo of Denver, CO; sisters, Evangeline E. Atkinson (London, England), Aurora Escorpizo (Manila, Philippines), Sylvia and Cherry Escorpizo (Pangasinan, Philippines); brother, Benjamin Escorpizo (Manila, Philippines); niece Amihan Escorpizo (Manila, Philippines); nephews Anoi Atkinson (London, England), James Escorpizo (Tripoli, Libya), Abner and Bobet Tarroza (Manila, Philippines).