Ernesto Rillo SecondezApril 12, 1938 ~ June 21, 2016 (age 78)
Ernesto Rillo Secondez, a 78 year old resident of Port Angeles, passed away on June 21, 2016 due to natural causes. He was born on April 12, 1938 to Policarpio and Lorenza Rillo Secondez in Limay, Bataan, Philippines and migrated to the Olympic Peninsula in 1987.
Ernesto married Rebecca Masinsin on May 8, 1965 in Limay, Bataan.
He went to college for engineering in Manila, Philippines.
Mr. Secondez worked in different areas in the Middle East for an oil company for several years. He worked as an appliance electrical technician at Sears Roebuck in Bremerton, WA for about 10 years, and he also worked as a tool maintenance technician at Westport Shipyard in Port Angeles, WA. He was an extremely hard worker and very loyal in his employment. He was well loved by his co-workers.
Ernesto loved his tools (as well as collecting them), he enjoyed cleaning and organizing all his tools in his garage. He also loved and enjoyed reading books, listening to music, home improvement, carpentry, photography, and appliance repair. He was truly a jack-of-all-trades. Most of all, Ernesto loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was family oriented and he was a devoted member of the Church of Christ (Iglesia Ni Cristo).
He will be truly missed by his family circle, relatives, and friends.
Ernesto is survived by his wife, Rebecca Masinsin Secondez; daughters Lealyn S. (Ricardo) Alin-Alin and Robhin Secondez; sons Ronnielon M. (Marissa) Secondez, David M. (Edelaine) Secondez, and Neil M. Secondez; grandchildren Rica, Lainnie, Gabriel, Chanelle, Derek, Lauren, and Mhalik; sisters-in-law Puding Secondez of Bremerton, WA, Juliet Secondez of Olongapo City, Philippines, and Rosie Secondez of Port Angeles, WA; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Policarpio and Lorenza Secondez; brothers Pablo, Gregorio, Aurelio, and Sixto; and sisters Bernardia, Macaria, and Purificacion; and daughter Rowena Secondez.
Ernesto was strict but humble, good-hearted, kind, and generous person. He was well respected and loved by so many family, friends, and acquaintances. He will be truly missed!
Ernesto Secondez was laid to rest at Oceanview Cemetery on June 28, 2016.