Rosario Macrohon Punsalan, 103, proud of her American citizenship

Rosario Macrohon Punsalan
Rosario Macrohon Punsalan

Rosario Macrohon Punsalan, 103, passed away to be with the Lord Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Though born in Zamboanga City, Philippines, Rosario lived in the Hampton Roads area since 1960.

Her proudest moment in her life was on March 1, 1978, when she became an American citizen. She was the beloved wife of the late Lt. Col. Leon Flores Punsalan. Rosario was the loving mother of Basil M. Punsalan, Victoria P. Arness, Frances P. Wood, Rosemarie P. Beyer, Leonora M. Punsalan and Bernard M. Punsalan; the caring grandmother of 15; and the doting great-grandmother of 20.

A funeral Mass will be held at noon, Saturday, May 18, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, May 17, at the funeral home.

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