Ex-Caloocan mayor 'Boy' Asistio passes away

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 06 2017 12:25 PM | Updated as of Feb 06 2017 07:57 PM

MANILA (UPDATED) - Former Caloocan City Mayor Macario 'Boy' Asistio Jr. has passed away, his family confirmed Monday. 

Asistio's partner, actress Nadia Montenegro, broke the news in an Instagram post. 

 

Thank you Lord for his life. Open the gates of heaven for Boy. Details of the interment will follow.

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Earlier reports said Asistio suffered a mild stroke last Wednesday. He was comatose by Thursday. 

Asistio died in Antipolo Medical Center at the age of 80.

Details of his interment were not immediately available. 

Asistio served as mayor of Caloocan from 1980 to 1986 and from 1988 to 1995, according to the city's official website. He last ran for mayor in 2013 but lost to Oscar Malapitan.

 

Ang aking pangako Na ang pag-ibig ko'y laging sa'yo Kahit maputi na ang buhok ko.. Ang nakalipas ay ibabalik natin.. Thank you Dad for everything. I will miss everything about you most especially your beautiful smile that lightens up my EVERYDAY. This is gonna be hard but I know that you are in a better place now with your parents whom you loved the most and ditse your sister/best friend. How can I move on when the person who made my life worth living for is gone??? Please guide me from up above dada❀ batukan mo ko pag may magiging palpak ako? πŸ˜­πŸ’”πŸ˜”.. kiss me goodnight everyday night please daddy?πŸ˜” it's time to rest now my Iron man, you have given your life to everyone already.. it's time to think of yourself.. I can't imagine my life with out you but you always tell me " anak, kahit ano'ng magyari good or bad, accept and move forward.." aalagaan namin ang isat isa dad! Salamat sa lahat ng naiwan mo'ng magandang alaala sa lahat ng tao na naging parte ng buhay. MAHAL NA MAHAL NA MAHAL kitaβ€πŸ™πŸ»β€πŸ™πŸ» I will miss you everyday πŸ’”πŸ˜”πŸ˜­

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