The sis of a 44-year-old woman who fell down and passed away last month is appealing to the larger Dublin area to aid send out the late Rowena Toledo house. Rowena fell down on August 25 later and last passed away at St James Healthcare facility following a heart attack.
A native of the Philippines, the late Rowena concerned Ireland in 2007, to join her sister Raquel as well as brother-in-law Emer Toletino who had actually moved here the year prior to. For the sis, Ireland supplied a far better life, and far better chances for the future generation.
The late Rowena accompanied her nephew Raemer as well as niece Camille (Raquel’s children) to Ireland and also the family members originally settled for a time in Rathgar prior to transferring to Harold’s Cross.
Rowena swiftly secured work as a live-in maid at the Egyptian Consular Office in Ballsbridge, where she functioned as well as lived for 13 years.
Rowena’s child Elsie stayed with her granny in the Philippines as well as for Rowena, it was all about providing for Elsie and also for the prolonged family at home, where possibilities are few.
“Rowena came here to attend to a better life for Elsie, as well as likewise for the extended household in the Philippines,” Raquel told the Dublin Gazette. “She provided for her sis, bro as well as all the extended family members over there.
“She sent out money residence monthly; she did not treat herself to deluxes– I frequently encouraged her to treat herself but no, she would certainly say, ‘I prefer to send it back home so they can treat themselves’. That was Rowena, so charitable, so kind, she was selfless.”
“She was the kind of individual that can light up a space just by walking in, she was a ray of sunlight.
On Wednesday, August 25, Rowena experienced chest pains as well as complained her head ached.
“A rescue was called as well as Rowena was required to St James Hospital,” claimed Raquel. “She had emergency situation surgical procedure following cardiac arrest but regretfully, after a time on life assistance, it was clear that Rowena had passed away. She was only 44 years old.
“I am heartbroken; she was my only sis below however likewise my best friend.”