Eloisa Zorilla Gallardo, Elsie to family and friends, was born on July 7, 1932 in Mabitac, Laguna, Philippines.
She passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2011 in West Covina, California, USA.
Elsie was truly beautiful inside and out. She was also a friend to many, most often helping out others. Her constant caring and warmth touched her family as well as all her relatives and friends. She had a deep faith in God.
Elsie was married to Dr. Celestino V. Gallardo, a dentist by profession, of Cavinti, Laguna. The couple established their residence in Cavinti. She was an elementary grades teacher. As a teacher, she devotedly
taught her students to do what is appropriate, not for the purpose of getting a reward but for self-fulfillment and learning/doing things that ought to be done to help the children become responsissble citizens in the future. She doesn’t just look around and see things that need attention. She takes action to remedy the situation. She is an efficient and dedicated teacher.
Elsie is survived by her husband Dr. Tino Gallardo and their kids,namely: Mitzi and Jedd Gallardo Cruz,
Myelene & Mike Gallardo Bronner, Melvin & Delbie Gallardo- Darryl, Merryl & Gerry, Mel & Liezel Gallardo and
Melody & Doug Gallardo Allen – Clara, as well as her brothers and sisters, her brothers/sisters-in-law, her neices and nephews and other relatives.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.