Juneau resident Francisca Q. Soriano, 78, died at home on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, after a short illness.
She was born Oct. 4, 1926, in La Union, Philippines.
She is survived by her husband, Mariano; her eight children and their spouses, Romulo and Norma Soriano, Numer Soriano, Snooky Soriano, Mariano Jr. and Tess Soriano, Lita and Danny Gaceta, Flor and Joe Verdadero, Raul and Imelda Soriano, Lando and Rita Soriano, Rachel and Nick Paguio; 25 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sister, Marcelina Rodriguez; her in-laws, Femy Yadao, Al and Nita Soriano; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A viewing service will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Alaskan Memorial Park Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on Monday, Aug. 8, beginning with a Mass held at noon at the Cathedral of the Nativity Church, followed by the memorial service at the Alaskan Memorial Park.