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Boy Abunda’s mother ‘Nanay Lesing’ passes away at 90

Lesing Abunda, the mother of TV host Boy Abunda, passed away on Sunday, December 1 at the age of 90 | Instagram photo

The mother of veteran host Boy Abunda has passed away.

On Monday, the host’s sister, Eastern Samar congresswoman Maria Fe Abunda, confirmed the passing of Licerna “Lesing” Romerica Abunda in a post on Facebook.

According to the post written in Waray, Mrs. Abunda died on Sunday, December 1.

The said post also stated that a funeral mass will be held at Arlington Memorial Chapels in Quezon City starting Monday, December 2.
Abunda has been vocal about his love for his mother. In 2018, he published a book entitled “Nanay’s Gay Boy” and delivered a speech called Dearest Nanay when he received his doctorate degree during the Philippine Women’s University graduation exercises in 2016.

Mrs. Abunda was a teacher and was elected councilor in Borongan for three terms from 1995 to 2004. She also won as vice mayor in 2004.




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