Merlina Movilla Villame, also known as “Merlyn” to her friends and family, passed away on Sunday, July 16th, 2023. She was of age 63 and resided in Houston, Texas.
Merlina was born in 1959 to mother, Emelia Movilla, and father, Jacinto Movilla in Santa Cruz, Zambales, Philippines. In 1990, Merlina met her husband, Carmelito “Joel” Cabillon Villame in Houston, TX. Merlina and Carmelito went on to have 2 daughters, Diana and Joelyn Villame.
Merlina loved to cook, bake, spend time with loved ones, and connect with her family back home. Merlina was also a devout Catholic and a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Houston,TX.
Merlina was preceded by her father, Jacinto Movilla, as well as her siblings and their respective spouses, Carlos & Elsa and Lucena & Isagani. She is survived by her husband, Carmelito “Joel” Villame, her children, Diana and Joelyn Villame, her mother, Emelia Movilla, and her siblings and their respective spouses, Ramon & Elveteria, Rebejes & Romy, Reynaldo & Amalia, Eddie, Neives & Edwin, Nelson & Jennifer, and Nelsy & Liezl.
The Memorial Visitation, Memorial Service, and Liturgy Service will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 3:00 pm until 7:30 pm.
Agenda is as follows:
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Open Visitation
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Memorial Service
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Additional Time / Break
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Liturgy Service
7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Open Visitation / Event End
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023
Location: Leal Funeral Home | 11123 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079