With faith in the resurrection, the Lasallian Family of the Philippines and the Lasallian East Asia District announce the passing of Sr. Marie Antoine Villanueva, SPC, AFSC on 2020 June 25 at St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo, Iloilo City. She was 90 years old, on her 61st year as an SPC Sister and 20th year as an Affiliated Member of the Institute.
She has worked with the Lasallian Family in various capacities spanning 20 years at the DLS-University Medical Center and the De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute (DLSMHSI) in Dasmariñas, Cavite most notably as the Dean of the College of Nursing, Hospital Administrator and Vice President for Administration.
May Sr. Antoine be welcomed in God’s loving embrace and take her rightful place in heaven where “those who teach many unto justice will shine like stars forever” (Daniel 12:3).
Sr. Antoine Marie Villanueva SPC, AFSC, together with Brothers and Lasallian Partners, celebrated her Diamond Jubillee as SPC on 2017 July 22 at the Mere Monique Home St. Paul's Monastery Retreat Center in Ticud, Lapaz, Iloilo City, Philippines.
Eternal rest grant unto Sr. Antoine, O Lord.
And let perpetual light shine upon her.
And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.