September 2, 1946 ~ October 9, 2020
Born in: Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur Philippines
Resided in: San Jose , California
Lodovico V. Dasalla Sr., 74, of San Jose, CA, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Regional Medical Center, in San Jose, CA. He is now joined with our Creator and loved ones in heaven.
Lodovico was born in the town of Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur Philippines, on September 2, 1946, son of the late Leopoldo C. Dasalla and late Leona V. Dasalla. He is survived by his six children, Cecile C. Dasalla, Junior Vic M. Dasalla, Evanjelin M. Dasalla, Lodovico C. Dasalla Jr., Violy M. Dasalla Gascon, and Ian Vic C. Dasalla and his eight grandchildren, Daysha (20), Jinous (11), Wesley (11), Jennavy (10), Jada (9), Jameson (4), James Kean (4), and Kristen Yzabelle (2). He is also survived by his three siblings, Samuel V. Dasalla, Purita D. Juan, and Reuben V. Dasalla.
Lodovico migrated to the United States on June 21, 1970 from the Philippines to join his father who was already here in Fremont, CA. Among the four siblings, he was the first to migrate here to the United States. While in the United States, he worked multiple jobs to make a living to support his family. He was blessed with six children and eight grandchildren. Five of his children are here in the United States with the eldest in the Philippines. He was a loving father and was very patient with his children. He always took the time to attend to his children’s needs, such as cooking, traveling to many different places and creating precious memories.
While in the Philippines, he was elected as a Barangay captain, in Poblacion Sur, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur. He was acclaimed as a good public servant who accomplished many things such as, leading the paving/cementing of some streets in the barangay and helping in the maintenance of the cleanliness of Santa Maria Town Plaza. Many people say that Lodovico was a very generous, helpful, and friendly person. He helped many relatives and non-relatives alike. Also, he was generous in helping others to the extent of leaving nothing for himself. He also helped several people who were new, here in America, by helping them find secure jobs, find places for them to live, and to adjust to the American lifestyle. Because of his generosity and helpfulness, he gained many friends. Therefore, he is truly loved and will be deeply missed.