Who loved to be called “MAMA/LOLA BAKET” (by her grandchildren, nephews and nieces) departed her loving family from natural causes on March 30, 2021.Mama Flor was born in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines on January 10, 1935 to Leonarda Tacmo and Iglecerio Narido. She was 3rd eldest daughter among 11 siblings. She was baptized at Independent Aglipayan Church in the Philippines. Mama Flor traits were always jolly person to be around; she’s always wearing her sweet smile on her face. She had a kind and caring personality. She is a church goer and religious person. Upon completing High School she began to work as dress maker in our country that makes her always popular especially to the seminarians. She works on the farm alongside with her other siblings so she could help out to her parents. She had to work very hard all her life to survive and to provide for her family. She enjoyed looking after her family and always put them first. She was a great story teller, frequently sharing many interesting stories from her life. Mama Baket is an inspiring example in our lives, a good sister, aunt, friend and grandmother to everyone. That’s why she was very much loved by her family and relatives. She taught us the importance of a Family, how to work together, love and help each other even life is too hard.
On January 5, 2018 Mama Flor had an opportunity to be with her family again. Luckily she was approved by the Canadian Immigration as Tourist Visa to see the beauty and feel the cold of Canada. We keep on extending her stay with us here in Canada to spend precious time with her and to look after her. She enjoyed travelling and visits some of the provinces of Canada .She also had a chance to see the Canada-US border, she also love to go outside our deck to feel the fresh air during summer time and also carry around her when we go for fishing. For almost 3 years stay here in Canada, Mama Flor was very happy to be with us that everybody can see on her face.
With grieving hearts Mama Flor went to her eternal rest peacefully at the age of 86 in Winkler, Manitoba with her only son to Eduardo Uminga Sr. named Carlos N. Uminga, daughter in law Yolly Uminga and grandchildren KM, Grace, Lala, Yuri, Charmaine, Marlon, Ranger and Joel surrounded by her side. Her love and care to her family, sisters, /brother, and relatives especially to her grandchildren was so precious and she makes sure that were all taking care of. Mama Flor will be greatly missed, loved forever and will always be in our hearts, She will be remembered for her faith in God, her loving heart, kind spirit, amazing cooking skills and handy skills. We will cherish all those wonderful memories that we had, you will always in our hearts. We are so blessed to have you MAMA FLOR/LOLA BAKET. We love you so much.
We the family of UMINGA / NARIDO would like to express our sincere appreciation to all those who helped us in this difficult time of our grief and loss. To our family, relatives and friends, for the kindness, concern and caring shown to us. We also want to extend Thank you for those who send prayers, flowers, and donations which gave us comfort and strength. It’s hard for us but we need to accept and say Goodbye for now to our Beloved Mama FLORDELIZA Fly high in heaven.