Edcel’s wife Cielo passes away

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The wife of opposition politiko, Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman passed away on Friday, April 21.

This was confirmed in a Facebook post by Rep. Lagman’s son, former congressman Edcel “Grex” Lagman Jr.

“Yes, my mom passed away yesterday, 21 April. She was 73. Mama was an amazing woman,” the younger Lagman wrote, referring to Ma. Cielo Almojuela Burce. She was a teacher.

“She was so ahead of her time. What makes me so grateful was the fact that she was always there for me growing up. Always. She was my rock. And, the most touching thing about our relationship was the fact that she never, ever lost her faith in me,” the ex-lawmaker added of his mother.

“I know she’s in a beautiful place now. And i know she wants me to keep living, be happy and be strong. I love you forever, mama,” he further said.

The post didn’t mention the cause of death.

Rep. Lagman, 74, is a former House Minority Leader and human rights lawyer. He belongs to the Liberal Party. #