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FELICIDAD CRUZ BAUTISTA
  • 81 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 6, 1929
  • Date of passing: Mar 2, 2011
Mommy,you will live in our hearts forever!

This memorial website was created in the memory of our beloved Mommy, FELICIDAD CRUZ BAUTISTA who was born on March 6, 1929 and joined our Creator on March 2, 2011. We will remember her forever.

She was a devoted wife and mother.  She dedicated her life to raising and taking care of her 11 children.  Mommy was very loving, thoughtful, selfless, prayerful, hard-working,jolly, forgiving and very appreciative of every little blessing that came her way.  She was always young at heart.  She could easily relate even to her grandchildren.  She was the coolest mom in the world. She had a very good sense of humor and a very light disposition in life, reasons why she never aged. She always looked young.  Mommy has  always been our best friend. 

She taught us all the basic things in life.  She was the disciplinarian in the family. She was firm but very kind.  We are who we are today because of how she & Daddy  brought us up.

Mommy was a lover of music.  She was the first singer in the family.  At age 80, she was still able to sing so melodiously and had the words of the songs memorized at heart. Her signature song was "What a difference a day makes". Mommy can also do voice impersonation and was very good at it.  She was the funniest mom.

Mommy, there are no words good enough to thank the Lord for blessing us with the gift of a mother like you.  You had always been our source of strength and inspiration.  You were our rock and our refuge.  You taught us so many words of wisdom. You had such a childlike faith in the goodness of God. Your legacy will live on as you will live in our hearts forever.  We will miss you every day of our life.  We will always love you and think about you.  Life will never be the same again without you. We honor you for being the remarkable woman that you were.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 3rd March 2016

"i really miss you soooo much mommy...huhuhu ! sana kapiling ka pa namin huhuhu...iyak ako nang iyak ngayon ma! miss n miss kita ngayon at ang lungkot ko talaga...ma, i love you...pagdasal mo kami ma! salamat ma sa lahat ng binigay mo saking pagmamahal at pang unawa at sa pag iintindi mo sa aming lahat ! tsup !"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 2nd March 2016

"Dearest Mommy, It's been 5 years. I can't begin to describe how much I miss you. You are in my heart always. There's not a day that I don't think of you. Sometimes I smile thinking about the good times but sometimes it can be very lonely. Ma, I wish you are still here with us but I know you're happy up there in heaven. I love you and I miss you so much. Happy 5th birthday in heaven."

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 2nd March 2016

"happy 5th birthday in heaven mommy...i miss you ma! im teary eyed while writing this.huhu! i terrbly miss you..ma thank you for always watching over us, over bycian specially..sa twing nagpapakita ka sa kanya, ang saya saya ko..and i also say hi momy..thank you mommy! .yan ang sinasabi ko twing nakikita ka ni cian.  
ma, alam nyo po pinagdaraanan namin..sana pa lagi mo kaming ipgdasal tatlo.pati na rin mga kapatid ko..kayo na po bahala..salamat mommy, salamat po..sa lahat lahat..sana andito.ka pa ma! i love you m
i love you ma!!!"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 8th March 2015

"Hi Ma, I am listening to your favorite songs right now.  This is one of the ways I feel your presence and still feel so connected to you.  I miss you and Daddy so much, Thanks for being the Mom that you were to us."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 6th March 2015

"Ma, it is so hard to not cry every time I think of you. I miss you so much. Thank you for being my best friend. Thank you for your words of comfort and encouragement during those times I was feeling down. Thank you for being my recess buddy when I was in kindergarten. You brought me food every single day and we would sit on the swing in our school and you would ask me how my day was. I don't know how you did it but you had time for each one of your children and still kept the house very neat and clean. Thank you for teaching me all the basic household chores. Thank you for teaching me how to handle stress lightly. Thank you for the stories you shared with us- from the fables to real life experiences-your hardships during the war and how you survived. Thank you Ma for the jokes you told. You were so animated, so lively, so cool & so funny. You had a unique way of relating to your children and grandchildren. Thank you for inspiring us to love music. You were the best singer in the family! Thank you for all your sacrifices, your love& your presence in our lives even up to this time that you're no longer with us. There are so many things I am thankful to the Lord for giving you to us as our Mother- too many to mention. Tonight I hope to see you in my dreams where I can still hug you and hold you. Thank you Mommy for being such a good influence in my life. I love you so much and I miss you & Daddy beyond words. As one of your favorite songs goes "You'll never know just how much I miss you"  
March 2 at 7:08pm"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 6th March 2015

"Happy Birthday Mommy!  Just finished our prayers then watched the video of your 80th birthday. Jun & I love this video so much because we get to see you and hear you sing.  Ma, we're listening right now to your favorites songs. This is a whole day tribute to honor you for the mother that you were- one of a kind! I love you Ma & I miss you so much."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 11th May 2014

"Another Mother's Day is here,
And I still miss having you near.
You were the best mom you could be,
And I never once doubted your love for me.

I could spend each Mother's Day in sorrow,
Crying and wishing you were here,
But instead I choose to celebrate your life,
A life I still hold so dear.

I know you'd rather see me smile
Than stand here with tears in my eyes.
So I'll do my best to honor your memory,
And you'll live on as long as I am alive.


Happy Mother's day Ma! I miss you so much."

This tribute was added by Mary Bautista on 15th March 2014

"Hi Mommy. I know that I'm a little late to greet you. But I just wanna greet you a Happy Happy Birthday in heaven. :) I really miss you. I know that I'm one of the naughtiest grandchildren that you ever had but I think that I'm being very naughty when I'm around you. Because your a cool granny. You are always making fun of me. You are always saying that I'm big. Hahaha. Teaser! What a playful granny. :) Now I really wanna be with you again,I want to touch your legs and make haplos haplos with matching powder. Awwwww. I really miss you. :( I love you Mommy. Sorry for all the bad things that I've done. I love you to the bits. :) Can I have a favor? Can you just please watch over me? So I can reach all of my dreams. Hihi. Thanks Mommy. I love you and i miss you. :)"

This tribute was added by Paula Maria Kristina Bautista on 6th March 2014

"You belong to my heart, now and forever. Happy Birthday, dear Mommy! Though we won't be able to celebrate your 85th birthday here together, I know you are happy with daddy and our creator up there. I miss you more each day. There are times when I dream about you and I'll cry and smile at the same time. Though it's been three years, I somehow wish we would have not lost you. I personally have let go but there's not a day that pass by that I don't miss you. In times of difficulty, it's easier when you're around as your positive energy makes the situation lighter. No words can describe how much you mean to each of us, your family. We love you, always have and always will. Happy Birthday! ~"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 6th March 2014

"Dearest Ma
I know how much you looked forward to your birthday every year and so did we.  Even if you're no longer with us physically, we will continue to celebrate your birthday by recalling all the beautiful memories we had with you & Daddy.  Thank you for all that you've done for us, for all your hard work, sacrifices, support, forgiveness and for always being there for us.  Thank you for your unconditional love. As I am writing this, I can't help but cry. I miss you so much Ma.  I wish you were still here with us.  Happy 85th birthday! I love you so much Ma."

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 6th March 2014

"Ma. i miss ou so terribly.:-(..i cant help myself from crying...Tama nga, habang tumatagal, lalo kaming nangungulila sa iyo...ang dami mong naibahagi sa aming lahat...marami kang naituro, maraming nagawa para sa aming lahat...di ko nga alam paano mo nagawa lahat lahat iyon na parang ang dali lang...Grabe,,,saludo talaga ko sa iyo ma!!...walang makapapantay  sa iyo!!! . Maraming maraming salamat sa iyo ma, sa mga sakripisyo, sa pasensiya,  sa oras, sa mga payo, sa mga pampalakas loob sa amin, sa pag aalala,,at sa iyong pagmamahal sa aming lahat.. .sana kahit papano, napaligaya rin kita ma...
..... Ma, .Happy, happy 3rd birthday diyan sa heaven kapailing ng daddy!!!  I love you !!! Till we meet again..."

This tribute was added by Paula Maria Kristina Bautista on 4th March 2014

"It's already three years and we miss you everyday. We will be forever thankful for everything you taught us. You're presence made our lives better. Truly you're the best mom and grand mother ever. I miss you so much and how we were when you're still with us. I love you mommy. Till we meet again.<3"

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 4th March 2014

"i love you, mommy...till next time !!!"

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 4th March 2014

"Ma, its already 3 years mula ng sumakabilang buhay ka...yun ang pinakamabigat na panayayari sa aming magkakapatid...hindi namin akalain na ganung kadali ka mawawala sa piling namin...ang bilis bilis nang pag alis mo, nabigla kami at di makapaniwala na kukunin ka na Ng Panginoon sa amin...hanggang ngaon ma, nalulungkot pa rin ako...ngayong oras na ito ma, iyak ako nang iyak..lalo na ng makita ko mga picures mo kasama kami..huhuhu...kung may kakayahan lang kami, pilit ka naming pababalikin dito sa aming piling...subalit alam namin ito ang nais ng Maylikha  at mahirap man, dapat naming tanggapin...Ma, miss na miss kita at nais kong malaman mo, na tawagin ko palang ang salitang "Mommy", tumutulo na luha ko...Sobrang miss kita ma, i love you so much...pls pray for me and the rest of my brothers and sisters ganun din sa mga apo mo..."

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 4th March 2014

"ma,im sorry hindi ako nakapagtribute sa iyo nang mahabang panahon...nagkaroon lang ako ng mga trials na alam kong alam mo at ng daddy. At sabay  sa mga pangyayaring iyon, nawalan din ako ng internet kayat lalong di na ko maka visit sa memorial site no ng daddy..pero Ma, di ibig sabihin na nakakalimutan ko kayo dahil malayong malayong mangyari ion...palagi ka sa puso ko..sa isip ko ma...sobrang miss kita..palagi kiyang tinatawag lalo na pag nagkakaproblema ako...kasi naaalala ko na pag ganung pagkakataon, ikaw ang nagsasabi sa akin na lakasan ko loob ko, na magpakatatag ako at may awa ang Diyos...ngayon, wala ng gumagawa nun...huhuhu..."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 2nd March 2014

"Dearest Ma,

I am missing you so much today. I wish I could talk to you and hear your voice agaiin. That would be enough to keep me going. Ma, thanks for everything, your words of encouragement, your strength  and your happy disposition. You always have a way of comforting me and lifting my spirits. I really wish you were still here with us. I love you Ma. I miss yiou so much."

This tribute was added by evelyn bautista on 2nd March 2014

"Three years ago today was the saddest and most painful day of my life. Suddenly, I felt like it was the end of the world for me. We were not prepared to see you go. It was, and still is, so hard to accept that you had to leave us that soon. I particularly was just starting to make plans on making your life more comfortable and enjoyable. I deeply regret that I was not given a longer chance to make this possible. Even up to now, the thought that you're gone still moves me to tears. How I miss your loving and comforting presence!
Ma, I'm forever grateful to be your daughter. I am who I am now because I have a mother like you. You had given me so much more than I could ever give you back. I just hope you knew how much we appreciate all the sacrifices and hard work you had poured for us. I will always bring with me all the love, the happiness, the values and the memories you've given me. Please continue to pray for us, your children. I love you so much Ma!"

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 17th April 2013

"I miss you, mommy !!! Please pray for us all, specially for Sarah...Pls continue to guide us in our decisions and actions...I love you so much..."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 6th March 2013

"Happy Birthday Ma.   Thank you for having been a supportive, caring,  cool, kind, thoughtful mom.  Thank you for loving us unconditionally.  Thank you for teaching me how to be strong and to trust in the Lord's mercy always.  As I am writing this I can't help but cry.  I miss you so much. I love you Ma.  Tell Daddy I miss him too. Pls pray for us all."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 2nd March 2013

"It's been two years but I still miss you so dearly Mommy but I know that you and Daddy are now in the holy presence of our Lord and truly enjoying eternal life. We  so love you so much and we are forever grateful to the Lord for giving you to us as our mother."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 2nd May 2012

"It's been 14 months without you.  Life is so much different now.  I miss your voice, your words of encouragement, comfort and wisdom.  I just find comfort in knowing that you are with Jesus now.  I miss you so much Mommy.  Love you forever."

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 11th March 2012

"Mommy, i just wanna say Belated happy birthday..Sorry, late greeting.Naging busy po kasi sa past weeks na nandito sina Cynth at Ibey..Also happy 1st year of your eternal life with the Lord..miss na miss ka pa rin namin.Pls pray for me, Sarah and us all..We need your guidance ma..I love you forever...you are always in my heart and mind...Pls say hi to daddy...i miss you both..thank you,,"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 6th May 2011

"Happy Mother's day Mommy.  I miss you so much."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 3rd May 2011

"Dearest Mommy,
I praise and thank the Lord for choosing you to be my mom.  I couldn't ask for anyone better than you because you were the best!  I love you."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 3rd May 2011

"Dearest Mommy,

I can't help but cry every time I think about you. I miss you so much"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 1st May 2011

"Ma, thank you for being the mom that you were. You brought so much meaning to our lives. We love you and we miss you."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 1st May 2011

"Ma,I feel the same way as Dedeth. Only 2 months have passed since you left but it seems like forever.  That's how much we miss you. Ma, around this time Ibey & myself should have been in Manila to celebrate Mother's day with you to honor you."

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 1st May 2011

"ma,di namin malilimutan lahat ng magagandang alaala at mga tinuro mo sa aming lahat...maraming maraming salamat. mi...i love you.. :)"

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 1st May 2011

"Ma, its exactly 2 months since you joined our creator, pero parang 2 years ka ng wala sa piling namin. Miss na miss na kita..di na katulad ng dati ang bahay natin simula ng nawala ka..Napakalungkot pa rin..Its my birthday today, and i miss you today,"

This tribute was added by miko pogi on 20th April 2011

""i miss you very very much!! ♥ mommy siguro kung buhay ka matutuwa ka nanaman sa buhok ko ^_^ hehe... nakagraduate na nga pala ako mommy... hm sige na po maraming marami pong salamat sa inyo.mahal na mahal ko po kayo ♥♥♥... i miss you ^_^"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 19th April 2011

"Mommy, you'll never know just how much I miss you."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 19th April 2011

"Mommy, thank you for all the wonderful memories.  I will cherish them forever."

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 17th April 2011

"Mommy, there is not a single day that I don't cry because I miss you so much.In my prayers,I ask the Lord to tell you how much your children miss you.I know you're happy up there with God and Daddy.Please pray for us as we will continue to pray 4 u"

This tribute was added by Cynthia Bautista-SIlva on 17th April 2011

"Mommy, I will hold dear in my heart all the  things you taught me and all your words of wisdom.  Your legacy will  live on forever  in the same way  that you will live forever in my heart. I love you.  I won't say goodbye but till we meet again."

This tribute was added by sarah vasquez on 17th April 2011

"mommy i miss you so much . Our home will never be the same again without you . its been lonely here since you left us , but the fact that you are now together with Daddy and God makes me happy . mommy , please pray for all of us . i really do miss yo"

This tribute was added by Maria Mildred Corazon Bautista-Vasquez on 16th April 2011

"i miss you a lot mommy....we all miss you...i believe you are happy now with our creator,God our savior, with daddy..kahit sobrang mahirap for us, pag alam ko na masaya ka na sa piling nila,masaya na rin ako..Ma, sobrang miss kita.Pls always guide ea"


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