Nazario Encarnacion Yangco, 71, of Goose Creek, South Carolina, husband to Cristeta Abrugar Yangco of 49 years, entered into eternal rest on Monday, October 18, 2021, surrounded by his family.
Born on July 28, 1950 in Malabon- Rizal, in the Philippines, Nazario was a son of the late Teodoro Cruz Yangco and Adelaida Tablantante Yangco.
Nazario served his country honorably as a Chief Boatsman's Mate in the United States Navy for 20 years, he was a member of the 3rd and 4th Degrees of the Knights of Columbus and he is a member of the Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Goose Creek. He also served as President of the Booster Club with the Filipino Community Center. Naz as he was known to his family and friends will be remembered for his love of his family and his service to his fellow man.
Nazario is preceded in death by his parents and his eldest son, Dennis Yangco. Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Tita Yangco of Goose Creek; his children, Sheryll Tanguay (David) of Moncks Corner, Nazario A.Yangco, Jr. ( Krystal) of Summerville, Christinas Balgos (Jason) of Hawaii and Charline Gallegos (Miguel) of Nebraska. his daughter in law, Lily Yangco; his siblings, Lucila Adarne (Sonnie), Emma Vengua (Carlitos), Zenaida Acedera (Ray), Natividad Reyes (Jerome) and Santos Yangco. His grandchildren, Cristian, Dennison, Christalin, Kinslie, Trista, Nadia, Alejandro, Gabriel, Ella, Cynthia, Michael and Caleb
A Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 25, 2021 at the Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Goose Creek, Father Noly Berjuega will be the Celebrant. A gathering of Nazario's family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Sunday, October 24, 2021 at the McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation Center in Goose Creek. A Rosary will be prayed with Deacon Pelagio "Jerry" Caoile. Rites of Committal and Interment will follow the mass where he will be laid to rest in the Carolina Memorial Gardens in North Charleston.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.mcalister-smith.com/.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, Goose Creek, 869 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, SC 29445, (843) 553-1511.