Erna F. Macapobres, a native of Madridejos Cebu Philippines, and a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the age of 79.
Erna graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in the Philippines, and after graduating she taught grade school. Erna loved to go bowling and was even a tournament champion. In her spare time, she loved singing, dancing, cooking, sewing, and crocheting. She was such a happy person and had an amazing sense of humor. She loved to help others and supported other children by funding their high school and college education. Erna never met a stranger and had such a giving heart and was kind to everyone she met.
Erna is preceded in death by her sister Luche F. Lim and her brothers Henry Figuracion, Simon Figuracion, Julian Figuracion Jr., and Arthur Figuracion.
She is survived by her children, Jaures Negre, Norwen Macapobres, Maria Arlynn Buckley, all from Daphne, AL. and Maria Ginalyn M. Ando of Cebu Philippines; grandchildren: Thessalih Jib Negre, Sheryn Negre, Shelby Negre, Katherine Faye Ando-Rosales, Keith Carlo Ando, and Meralyn Buckley; great-grandchildren: Michael Dwele Zinn Rosales, Zac Kiyo Ando, and Malachi Zeke Rosales; and her parents: Julian and Natividad Figuracion; along with other family members and friends.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 4:00 PM at the Shrine of the Holy Cross, 612 Main Street, Daphne, AL. There will be a time of visitation before the service beginning at 3:00 PM.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.