Isabel Centeno Carino

Date of birth: July 8 1928

Date of death: January 7 2019

Isabel Centeno Carino was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, The

Philippine Islands to Guillerma Salunga Centeno and Luciano Centeno on

July 8, 1928, and peacefully passed away at age 90 on Jan. 7, 2019, of

natural causes in Portland, Oregon.

Preceding Isabel in death were 8 of her siblings. (Isabel was the youngest

of 10 children). Her husband Frank passed away in 1976. They married in

The Philippines on June 6, 1945. Surviving are son Ron (wife Kathy),

daughters Jeannette (husband Dan) and Jackie (husband Greg),

grandchildren Kristen (husband Bob), Aaron (wife Stephanie), Stephen,

and Ilyssa, great-grandchildren Darius, Kaila, Aaron, Damon and Brayden,

and numerous nieces and nephews.

Isabel, at age 17, left The Philippines and traveled to Portland via San

Francisco by ship in 1945, after WWII ended, to join her husband, who had

earlier been discharged from the US Army after fighting in the war in the

Pacific theater. Portland is where their three children were born and raised. Isabel was one of the Filipino war bride pioneers, and the last living one, to have settled in the Pacific NW. Her lifelong passion was dancing, especially Filipino cultural dances, Hawaiian hula, and ballroom dancing.

Over the years she did extensive travelling in Europe. Isabel and her

husband were founding members of the Filipino-American Assoc. of

Portland and Vicinity in 1959.

Funeral service is at St. Andrew Catholic church on Jan.11. Interment will

be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

6 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Staff at Crown Memorial Center Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Dan Ziegler I feel blessed to have known and loved Isabel. I have 28 years of happy memories. You will be missed.

Candle lit by Keri Love you, Apu!

Candle lit by Jeannette Ziegler I love you mom.

Candle lit by Greg Gonna miss you Isabel!!

Candle lit by Lorry Alsip Ron, Jeannette and Jackie mom and I have so many fond for your mom and entire family. Sending you all prayers. Mom will be 96 this May. God bless you all Mary Anne Alsip and Lorry Alsip