Lucila Ednalino Esteban, Mom, Lala Lucy, Ate, Tita and Lucy, to her family and friends was from Kenmore, Washington. She was born on November 19, 1932, at San Juan, Rizal, Philippines to Jose dela Cruz Esteban and Justa Egalla Ednalino. She was 89 years old when she passed away on February 9, 2022, at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, WA.
She is survived by her daughter Di, grandchildren Jean, Isaac and Kristian Robancho, and many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews.
She graduated with an Elementary Education Degree from Arellano University, Philippines. She worked in the United States Naval Base Exchange office in Subic Bay, Philippines, for more than 30 years till she retired and immigrated to the USA. She loved to bowl and participated in work leagues. She spent her retirement an active member and volunteer at St. Matthew School and Parish community in the 1990s to 2010s. She loved arts and crafts and crocheted many baby blankets and doilies gifted to friends and family. She loved to cook excellent Filipino dishes and was famous for her meat and vegetable lumpias. She loved watching her grandchildren's school and extracurricular activities, especially baseball.
She was a devout Catholic, attended mass and prayed the rosary regularly. She had a beautiful smile, strong will to live and a kind soul. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and a special friend, who had greatly impacted our lives more than we can imagine and be thankful for. She was loved, cherished, and will be forever missed.
A funeral mass will be held for her on February 26, 2022, at 12:00 noon, at St. Matthew Parish in Seattle Washington.