Maximo Lusterio Engcong

27/12/1942 - 06/10/2023


Obituary For Maximo Lusterio Engcong

December 27, 1942 - October 6, 2023

Tatay Maximo Lusterio Engcong passed away in the loving presence of his family in Edmonton, Alberta on October 6, 2023.

He lived to the age of 80 and was married to his wife Nanay Carlita for 59 years before she passed away in 2021. Tatay Max enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, while also talking about how much he loved and missed his late wife. He was a symbol of laughter and resilience in our family. Tatay Max taught us how to laugh even during hard times, and to express our emotions because it meant that we were human. He spent most of his time offering help whenever the family needed it, but most of all he enjoyed watching boxing all the time. You could also find him singing and whistling while washing dishes, or even going on walks and sitting out in the sun if the weather would permit.

Tatay Max was loved and gave the gift of love and laughter to all the people in his life. We will miss him dearly.

Maximo is survived by his children Manuel and Pilar, Arlene and Oscar, Gemma, Marites and Armando, Annie and Oliver; grandchildren Mirla & Jingkie, Stephen Brian, April & Michael, Nikka, Manuel James & Jucel, Mary Faith & Blaine, Paul John, Mariefaith-Ann & Ben, Jessica-Anne, Mia-Franz, Marc-Aidan, Meagan-Joy, Aaleyah-Mae, Cyrone Dream & Becca, Cedric-Lee, Cadence-Oliver, Carter-Zen, Jet-Lincoln; great grandchildren Ayah-Grace, Stephen-Jimir, Princess, Ethan, Luke Michael, Bethany Mae, Levi Ezekiel, Claude. Relatives Gloria Onod Ries (Long-time Grande Prairie Resident and Good Friend), Yoly Partosa Engcong, Al Adrian & Stephane, Rappy, Austin, Lourd, Aloka, Lucina Engcong Galope Lopos & Jhun Lopos, Louie Cris Galope Lopos, Laureence Galope Lopos, Nicefora Engcong Galope, Rito Engcong Galope, Fe Engcong Galope, Gepearnesilda Engcong Galope, Rose and Jomel, Theo, George and Janna, Samuel, Lemuel, Lilibeth and Allan, Christine and Miguel, Michael, Kristine, Leo and Angelo, Angelo Ross, Arollian, Rose and Dave, David Taylor, Savina Rose.

Maximo is predeceased by his wife Carlita Ochate Engcong; parents Irene Lusterio Engcong and Abondio Nadoma Engcong; grandparents Marciano Lusterio and Leoncia Abao; siblings Pedrita Engcong Galope, Rufo Lusterio Engcong, and six other siblings; children Alma Ochate Engcong Juan, Maria Ochate Engcong; grandchildren Jame Mark Odchimar Engcong, Stephen Brian Odchimar Engcong.

There will be a Viewing on Saturday, October 21, from 3pm to 7pm at Bear Creek Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Parish, Grande Prairie, at 1 pm. The interment will follow at the Grande Prairie Cemetery.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742


21 Oct


03:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Bear Creek Funeral Home 11802 99 Ave Grande Prairie, AB T8W 0C7 Get Directions »
24 Oct

Funeral Mass

01:00 PM

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church 10404 102 St Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2W3 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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