In Memory of

Araceli

Magalona

Obituary for Araceli Magalona

It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the passing of a much loved and respected Araceli Magalona, she joined as a registered nurse at the Milton District Hospital Medical/Surgical unit in March 2003. Before her family migrated to Canada in 2001, she worked as a volunteer nurse at Philippine Refugee Processing Center from 1990-1994 and as a registered nurse from 1994-2001 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Sally was a tireless worker and consummate professional who personified our values of compassion accountability and respect she will be fondly remembered for her excellent nursing skills dedication to her patients and selfless support of her colleagues. Over the past fall and winter Sally underwent active treatment at both MDH and Juravinski hospital in Hamilton. This spring, Cely elected to spend the final chapter of her life at home cared for by her loving family and community supports including her dear physician colleagues through the Milton community palliative care group. She leaves behind her cherished husband Justino and three children, son Justin and daughters Julianne and Jamille. Araceli is 53 years old, born 10th of July 1966 and passed away peacefully on the 3rd of May, 2020. Sally as she is fondly known, will be sadly missed.