Jesse Robredo burial details

Tuesday, August 28, is the last day of National Mourning for the late Secretary of the Interior and Local Government Jesse Robredo.

The Committee on Funeral Arrangements and Burial of the late secretary posted the following details through its Bulletin No. 12 released today:

“At 10:00 a.m., a Concelebrated Requiem Mass will be officiated by Fr. Manuel Nicolas, SDB, and Fr. Kulandairaj Ambrose of the Missionaries of the Poor (MOP).

The Concelebrated Requiem Mass will be followed by the conferment of the Philippine Legion of Honor (posthumous) on the late Secretary, and then followed by the eulogy of the President. After this, the State Funeral proper begins.

The casket bearing the remains of Secretary Robredo will be escorted from the Basilica Minore de Nuestra SeƱora de PeƱafrancia to the Funeraria Imperial. The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police will render departure and arrival honors.

Music for the funeral cortege will be rendered by the PNP Band with the following playlist:
  1. In Memoriam by Antonino Buenaventura
  2. Funeral March by Frederic Chopin
  3. Himlayan by Lucio San Pedro
  4. Nearer my God to thee by Lowell Mason
There will be eight honorary pallbearers who will escort the casket bearing the remains of Secretary Robredo:
  1. Secretary of Justice Leila M. De Lima
  2. Secretary of Public Works Rogelio Singson
  3. Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Corazon Juliano-Soliman
  4. Secretary of Energy Rene Almendras
  5. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda
  6. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles
  7. Chairman of the Metro Manila Development Authority Francis Tolentino
  8. Chairperson of the Mindanao Development Authority Luwalhati R. Antonino”

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Reports said Secretary Robredo’s remains will be cremated after the state funeral.

Farewell and thank you Sec. Jesse.