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Lina Venturina Canlas

August 21, 1929 ~ October 20, 2018 (age 89)

Lina Venturina Canlas, 89, of Ashland, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Lina was born August 21, 1929 in Santa Rosa Nueva Ecija, Philippines to Mamerto and Guadalupe {Aquino} Venturina.

Lina graduated from Centro Escolar University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy.

She married Hilarion Canlas Jr. on March 18, 1958.  He passed away on November 30, 2006.

She worked as a pharmacist in the Philippines and when she moved to the United States in 1976 she worked as a Lab Tech at Phoenix Dye Works.   Lina was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church for 24 years. She was very involved with the activities at Mill Run Place.  Lina loved cooking for everyone and spending time with her family and friends.

Lina will be deeply missed by her daughters Rose (Mark) Snyder of Medina, Grace (Tom) Franz of Virginia, Lina (Lance) Etzwiler of Ashland; nine grandchildren Anthony (Heather), Matthew, Adam, Ross, Lauren, Evan, Ellie, Emma, Ally;  great-grandchildren Liv and Julian; sister Lucila Violago of Philippines.

Lina was preceded in death by her husband, sister Fely, and brother Herminio.

Friends may call Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Edward Catholic Church.  Services will be follow at 11 a.m. at the church with Father Rod Kreidler officiating.  Inurnment will take place at a later date at Ashland County Memorial Park.   Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr. Ashland, Ohio 44805 or St. Edward Church at 501 Cottage St., Ashland, OH  44805.

Donations may be made to:

St. Edward Catholic Church
501 Cottage Street, Ashland OH 44805
Tel: 1-419-289-7224

Hospice of North Central Ohio
1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland OH 44805
Tel: 1-419-281-7107

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