Arturo Palis Angeles, 77, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.
He was born March 18, 1942 in Manila, Philippines to the late Marcelo Angeles, Sr. and Francisca Palis, originally of Sta. Rosa and Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines. He is an Agriculture Graduate from the University of the Philippines, College of Agriculture in Los Banos and the Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois with a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Accounting. He was then employed as an Accountant for 10 years, before being promoted to Auditor for 13 years for Peoples Gas & Light Company in Chicago, Illinois. He retired on April 1, 2004. His wife died 27 years ago.
He is survived by a daughter Jennifer Lynn (Rick) Gross; sisters Estrella (Edward) Kaciur, Josefina Angeles, and Iluminada (Wilfredo) Jiloca; brother Rogelio Angeles; grandsons Aiden Gross and Jonah Tran; granddaughter Elizabeth Tran; and one niece, Rowilmini (Thanh) Tran, three nephews Jonathan (Lisa Nonzee), Ryan and Jeremy Jiloca. Art started in Illinois the pilgrimage of bringing around the statues of Our Lady of Fatima, Lord Black Nazarene and Infant Jesus for the past 15 years. He then moved to Port Charlotte in 2011 and had been bringing around to homes of family parishioners willing to accept the three statues for one month and pray the Novena accompanying the three statues. This pilgrimage will continue as long as there are parishioners willing to accept into their beloved homes the three statues.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 21505 Augusta Avenue, Port Charlotte, Florida. Private interment will be held later at St. Charles Memorial Garden.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.