Juneau resident Rebecca Echivarre Pintang, 79, died Friday, May 13, 2005.
She was born July 18, 1925, in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines, and lived in Carigara, Leyte, until she married and moved to Juneau in 1955.
She worked at St. Ann's Hospital as a nurse's aide and at the family restaurant known as Angelo's Cafe. During the late 1970s, she worked at Alaska Laundry and Dry Cleaners and later got a job with the General Services Administration until retirement.
Her favorite hobbies were crocheting, knitting and singing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pedro and Rosa; her brother, Florendo; her sister, Laura Echivarre, all of Carigara, Leyte; her son, Rudulfo; and her husband, Angelo Pintang.
She is survived by her sister, Rose Parena, and her husband, Domy, and her brother, Edgar Echivarre, all of Carigara, Leyte; her sister, Ester Echivarre, of Juneau; her three children, Charito Reid and her husband Nolan, Angelita Rivera and her husband Carlos, and Fernando Pintang and his wife Lorna; her seven grandchildren, Marcos Morehouse and his wife Christy, Stacy Morehouse, Angela, Fernando Jr., Adriana Pintang, Monika and Diego Rivera; and great-grandchildren, Cody Morehouse and Kaylee Hartsock, all of Juneau.
A viewing will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 17, at the Alaskan Mortuary and Memorial Park. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Northern Light United Church. A gathering of friends and family will take place at the Filipino Community Hall following the service.
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