Ex-congressman Antonino Roman passes away

By RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 08 2014 04:29 PM | Updated as of Jan 09 2014 12:29 AM

MANILA - The House of Representatives announced Wednesday the death of one of its former members, former Bataan congressman Antonino Roman.

"Please be informed that Rep. Antonino P. Roman (1st District, Bataan), former House Member (11th, 12th, 13thCongresses), passed away this morning, 8 January 2014, due to multiple organ failure, at the age of 74," the House said in an advisory.

The advisory said Roman's body will lie in state at the Mt. Carmel Church, New Manila, Quezon City until it is brought to Bataan on Saturday, 11 January 2014.

Roman is survived by his wide, incumbent Bataan Rep. Herminia B. Roman

Roman was a former member of Lakas who turned critical of former President Gloria Arroyo and even supported her impeachment.