Tani has returned to the loving arms of Our Lord. He passed away peacefully at 66 years of age with his family at his side on May 20, 2013. Tani is the beloved husband of the late Stella Torralba (2010) and loving father of Vincent. Loved by his late parents Apolonia and Eliseo Arca. Loved son-in-law of Melecia and the late Ciriaco and his late aunt Carmen Mitra. Cherished brother of Gloria and Fred Ymana, the late Marina, survived by husband Eddie Gutierrez, Osie and late Gregorio Arca, Policarpio and Heynedine Arca, Susan and Henry Ramos, Ramon and Edith Arca, and predeceased by Oscar, Carlito, Victoria, Luisa, and Romerico. Loved brother-in-law of the Torralba family. Loving Tatay of Noel and Darlene, Carina and Brad, Jocelyn and James, Alma and Jovi, Lena and Brian, Dennis, Katherine, Joy, Andrei, Alyson, Miriam and Ashleigh-Ann. Great uncle of Shawn, Ellie, Sebastian, Ewan, Maddy, Caleb, Jayla, Lauren, Lillian, Gabe, Max and Sabrina. A special thank you to nurses and staff on Floor 2 & 6 at Rose Garden Villa and Hotel Dieu-Grace ICU and Floor 5 for their wonderful care. If you so wish, a donation in his memory to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family. Tani was a founding member of the Filipino Community Centre of Windsor and a founder of the Filipino Choir. He was a talented guitarist and had a wonderful tenor singing voice. But most of all, Tani will be remembered for being a devoted husband and father. Visiting Thursday 3-9pm. Funeral Friday at 9:15 a.m. from Families First Funeral Home (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. to Assumption Church (350 Huron Church Rd.) for Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

 

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