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Jovencia "Ven" Bello Ferrer, aged 81, died peacefully on December 24, 2013. Ven was born June 1, 1932 in Barrio Macarcarmay, Bangued, Abra, Philippines, the daughter of Fermin Baniaga Bello and Antonina Baldemor Bello. Ven graduated from Abra High School and attended Abra Valley College, where she graduated and obtained an Elementary Teacher Certifcate. In 1953, she passed the Competetive Examination for Teachers. She taught at Mayoyao Ifugao Mountain Province, Lepanto Elementary School and Ambassador Elementary School. In 1965, Ven married the love of her life Eleuterio Agpoon Ferrer. They moved to Torrance, California where Eddie was with LAPD and an electrician with SCE. Ven was a homemaker. Ven was an active member of the Associated Ilocaninsis Fraternity of America, Inc. Ven is survived by two children: Valentino Jesse B. Ferrer and Antonina Ferrer Morofuji. She also is survived by five grandchildren: Kenichi Val, Michiko Joanne, Aiko Kamille, Ella Nicole and Zyan Jesse. A viewing will be held at Rice Mortuary, Torrance on January 9 (5:00 PM to 9:00 PM) and January 10 (1:00 PM to 9:00 PM). On January 11, Church Service will be held at Nativity Catholic Church at 9:30 AM followed by the burial at Forest Lawn, Long Beach. A reception will conclude at Rice Mortuary, Torrance.

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  1. R.I.P. Mama We miss and love you so much! Thank you for all the sacrifices, caring and unconditional love you have done for us. You have been through a lot lately and it’s about time you need to rest. We know you are in a better place with our Lord especially with Daddy.
    Eternal rest grant unto you and let perpetual light shine upon you. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen

  2. We miss you so much Mama. If only you could stay forever…I know you are in a place with no pain and suffering. Please watch over us always, most especially your grandkids. You are our angel up above. Thank you for all the patience, the sacrifices raising us up on your own and most especially the unconditional love. I love you Mama. Go on Mama. Live your eternal life. Be more happier now where you are at. Don’t worry about us. I will keep your memories forever in my heart.
    Love, Antonette

  3. Auntie Ven, you have always been a mother to all of us, the neighborhood kids at the old Evangelista St. You were never short of advices and scolding to us whenever we go astray. You always had a way to remind us and instill into us what is right. You were never hesitant to confront us whenever we make our mistakes but never lacking in giving us your motherly counsel. Your steadfast values kept you a strong lady who raised two great kids, Val & Antonette. Antonette mentioned to me one time that she is so thankful that you were there instilling those values to their kids, your apos. As we mourn your passing, you have lived a full life and God has called you home. Please continue to guide us as you watch over us from Heaven. You will always be our dear Auntie Ven. I am sure when our time will come, you will be there to welcome us with your warm and gentle smile.

  4. I remember when we were having our home built in Leonila Hill way back in 1974-75, and there were a few houses then. The dela Paz. the Orca’s and of course the Ferrer’s. A beautiful rose and vegetable garden greets you every single morning when you wake up. Manang Ven or Aunte Ven, will always tell us (me and my sister Alo, there were only two of us then) “Call me Mama”, always. We were always welcomed in their home, of course also to listen to Tonet’s playing of the organ (we were made to endure this, joke only Tonet 🙂 ) and she always let us feel like part of their family. The last time we saw her was when she visited the Philippines.back in July 2012 and I can tell you that it was very nice to see them (Yes, including you Tonet and your family). We will be missing you “Mama” and we will always remember you. Our sincere Condolences Val and Tonet…

  5. Lola Ven, you will always be remembered as the fun-loving lola who would tell us a lot of colorful stories and have the warmest smile. We will miss you very much, lola! We love you!

  6. Hi Auntie Ven, this is Joey, I am deeply saddened when I found out of your passing just last night.. You are now at peace with our Lord God.. You now rest in a peaceful world of eternal life..

    I remember how much care and support you showed us,
    way back in our college years whenever Val bring us to your home.. I not only miss my college friends and the memories, but I also missed how very kind you were with us.. I will miss you auntie..

    My sincere Condolences to my best friend Val and Tonette..

  7. I had vague memories of Manang Ven as I was only a child when I met her along with her children, but she was a good person, friendly and motherly.

  8. It is with deep sadness to learn of Auntie Ven’s passing. She was always such a kind, gracious lady and we will miss her greatly. Condolences to Val and Antonette on your loss. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Rest in peace, Auntie Ven.

  9. Auntie Ven may you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. We will miss you. Our deepest condolence Val and Antonette.

  10. Dear Antonette ,Val and families: I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. My memories of Auntie Ven always laughing and full of spirit. I will miss her. She was always very generous in love, kindness, and friendship to all (esp. Mama). Mama always referred to Auntie Ven like a “sister” …. with our deepest sympathy. Faith & Love, Carol (Bigornia), Dan, Lauren & Danielle

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