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Batanes Rep. Dina Abad has died at 62

Oct 9, 2017 @ 11:30

Batanes Rep. Henedina Abad passed away on Sunday after succumbing to cancer at the age of 62, her colleagues and party-mates confirmed.

Abad is the wife of former Budget Secretary Butch Abad.

In an advisory, the Liberal Party said, “With deep sadness, we’d like to inform you that CONGRESSWOMAN DINA ABAD already joined our Creator.”

“LP will sponsor the mass today, 9 October 2017, at 8pm at the Ateneo de Manila, College Chapel, Quezon City. Our LP leaders will deliver eulogy after mass,” the advisory read.

Condolences poured in from Abad’s colleagues and party-mates.

“Our deepest condolences to the family of Rep Dina Abad. She fought every battle like it was her last – with ferocity and integrity. #padayon,” said Depuy Speaker and Marikina second-district Rep. Miro Quimbo on Twitter.

“I just learned that a wonderful colleague and progressive law maker passed away. Ill miss my Nanay in Congress. RiP Dina Abad,” tweeted Ifugao Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr.

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