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Eternal Chapels opens branch in Cabuyao City

Posted on September 30, 2020 by

Eternal Chapels Cabuyao
Eternal Chapels executives and officers pose for a souvenir photo after the blessing of Cabuyao branch. From left are Ms. Sharon Tan, Jaime B. Bangalan, vice president for Operations of Eternal Chapels; Numeriano B. Rodrin, president and chief operating officer; T. Anthony C. Cabangon, Eternal Gardens director; D. Edgard A. Cabangon, chairman and chief executive officer; Rev. Fr. Gomer R. Torres; D. Antoinette C. Cabangon- Jacinto, Eternal Chapels treasurer; Alexander R. Atienza (partially hidden), branch manager; Benjamin V. Ramos, vice chairman; Engr. Mariano F. Hilario, Engineering and Project Development head of the ALC Group of Companies; Jose Antonio V. Rivera, vice president for Marketing; Arch. Lerma E. Balolong (partially hidden), designer of the Eternal Chapels; and Marvin C. Timbol, vice president for Finance.

The Eternal Chapels celebrated the Blessing of its third branch in Cabuyao City, Laguna, in a simple ceremony held on September 28.

Located inside Eternal Gardens memorial park in Barangay Mamatid, the Eternal Chapels was blessed by Rev. Fr. Gomer R. Torres, parish priest of San Vicente Ferrer Diocesan Shrine and Parish.

Present during the private ceremony were company executives and officers, headed by chairman and chief executive officer, D. Edgard A. Cabangon.

The event, which had very limited attendees, also celebrated the blessing of the branch office of Eternal Gardens, which is located in the same building as the Eternal Chapels.

Designed by Architect Lerma E. Balolong, Eternal Chapels Cabuyao features two premier chapels and three deluxe chapels, each with its own family room with pantry and clean toilet and bath, and free Wi-Fi connection.

Eternal Chapels Cabuyao is also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, and employs only licensed professional embalmers who are highly skilled and have knowledge in the latest and best embalming techniques. This is in keeping with the company’s commitment to provide Filipinos with the best mortuary and chapel services.

The two other branches of Eternal Chapels are located in Cagayan de Oro City and Naga City.

Eternal Chapels and Eternal Gardens are part of the ALC Group of Companies founded by the late Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua.

*First published in the BusinessMirror

Eternal Chapels celebrates inauguration in Naga City

Posted on February 18, 2019 by

The Eternal Chapels Mortuary and Chapel Services at Eternal Gardens in Barangay Balatas, Naga City had its Blessing and Inauguration last Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Naga City mayor John G. Bongat headed the local government officials who graced the event. They were welcomed by Eternal Chapels executives, led by chairman and chief executive officer D. Edgard A. Cabangon.

The celebration began with a thanksgiving mass concelebrated by Most. Rev. Rolando J. Tria Tirona, O.C.D, D.D., Archbishop of Caceres, and Fr. Eric Bobis, followed by the blessing of the hearses, four viewing chapels, the mortuary facility, and the chapel office.

Mayor Bongat, in his special message, thanked the Cabangon Family and the Eternal Group for choosing Naga City as the site of their investments in the Bicol Region. “I am very happy, on behalf of the city government, for the investments that keep on pouring from the Cabangon family, and the Eternal Group of Companies. From the very name itself, ‘Eternal,’ your investments here will definitely be eternally beneficial to the city, the people of Naga, and to the entire Bicol region,” he said.

For his part, Cabangon thanked Archbishop Tirona for officiating the thanksgiving mass, and blessing the Eternal Chapels, and the special guests, especially Mayor Bongat, for gracing the event. “Nagpapasalamat kami at wala kayong sawa sa pagdalo sa mga okasyon ng Eternal Group,” he said. Addressing Mayor Bongat and the other local officials present, Cabangon said, “the least we could do is to provide quality products and services for your constituents, upang masuklian namin ang inyong pagtanggap sa aming grupo. Kaya muli, maraming salamat.”

Cabangon also took the opportunity to thank the Eternal sales team for their unwavering support. “Gusto ko rin pasalamatan ang ating sales agents for eternally supporting our group. Maraming salamat sa inyo,” he finished.

Designed by Architect Lerma E. Balolong, Eternal Chapel Naga is the second full service mortuary and chapel of the company to open, following Eternal Chapels Cagayan de Oro, which started operations in 2017.

Also present at the Blessing and Inauguration of Eternal Chapels Naga were its officials, namely D. Antoinette C. Cabangon – Jacinto, treasurer; Jaime B. Bangalan, vice president for Mortuary & Chapel Operations; Marvin C. Timbol, vice president for Finance; Jose Antonio V. Rivera, vice president for Marketing, and Richard B. Bringas, branch manager.

Eternal Chapels is part of the ALC Group of companies founded by the late Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua.

Eternal Chapels Cagayan de Oro marks first anniversary

Posted on August 20, 2018 by

In Photo: Eternal Chapels in Cagayan de Oro City celebrated its first anniversary on July 27. Present during the celebration are Eternal Chapels Vice President for Finance Marvin C. Timbol (from left), Vice President for Mortuary Operations Jaime B. Bangalan, Coolidge Trading Enterprises President Antonio B. Salazar, Arlington Memorial Homes President Raffy S. Jose, Britney Kang, Eternal Plans Inc. Chairman T. Anthony C. Cabangon, Msgr. Eutiquiano M. Legitimas, Eternal Chapels Chairman and CEO D. Edgard A. Cabangon, Sharon Tan, Eternal Chapels President and COO Numeriano B. Rodrin, Eternal Plans Inc. President and COO Elmer M. Lorica, Heritage Mortuary and Crematory Senior Funeral Director Christian C. Bangalan, and Eternal Chapels Vice President for Sales and Marketing Jose Antonio V. Rivera.

THE Eternal Chapels Mortuary and Chapel Services in Cagayan de Oro City marked its first anniversary on July 27, 2018.

The celebration started with a motorcade that went around the city, followed by a Thanksgiving Mass at Eternal Gardens Greenhills Park in Barangay Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City, where Eternal Chapels is located.

Msgr. Eutiquiano M. Legitimas, parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish, officiated the Mass and the renewal of the blessing of the chapel office and mortuary facility.

Eternal Chapels Chairman and CEO D. Edgard A. Cabangon led the executives and officers of the company in welcoming guests to the event.

In his special message, Cabangon shared how he asked his father, the late Eternal Group founder Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua, for his blessing before venturing into the mortuary business. “My father used to be skeptical about going into the mortuary- services business. But when I asked him during his last few days, he gave me his blessing, and I believe that he is guiding us up to this day, which is why we are continuously growing,” he said.

Cabangon also happily shared to guests the ongoing expansion moves of Eternal Chapels.

“We will open our new branch in Naga City, hopefully before the year ends” he said.

Eternal Chapels Vice President for Mortuary Operations Jaime B. Bangalan shared how, in a span of one year, Eternal Chapels was able to attain everything it has aimed to be.

“When we started in 2017, we envisioned a mortuary that provides the best memorial services befitting how a loved one should be remembered. We envisioned an engaging relationship with the bereaved, filled with caring and empathy. And we did. We have attained what we wished for, and our CdO mortuary team will continue growing on them,” he said. Since it opened in July 2017, Eternal Chapels has served more than 100 families, and continues to gain popularity among Cagay-anons for its excellent service and state-of-the-art facilities.

Eternal Chapels is part of the Eternal Group, which includes leading memorial park developer Eternal Gardens, Eternal Crematory Corp., and preneed provider Eternal Plans Inc. The Eternal Group is a member of a bigger conglomerate, the ALC Group of Companies, named after its founder Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua.

 

(First published in the BusinessMirror)

Eternal Chapels breaks ground in Naga City

Posted on June 26, 2018 by

THE Eternal Chapels and Mortuary-Naga Inc., a provider of complete mortuary and chapel products and services, held its groundbreaking ceremony on  Friday, June 22, at Eternal Gardens in Barangay Balatas, Naga City, marking the company’s first expansion.

Naga City Vice Mayor Nelson Legacion led the local government officials who graced the event. They were welcomed by Eternal Chapels executives, headed by Chairman and CEO D. Edgard  A. Cabangon.

The event started with a Thanksgiving Mass celebrated by Fr. Rhoeden V. Regalario, assistant parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish, who also officiated the blessing of the groundbreaking site that followed.

In his special message, Legacion thanked the Cabangon family for once again investing in Naga City through the establishment of the Eternal Chapels. He also praised Eternal Gardens, citing it as a “tourist destination” and memorial park in one.

“We in Naga look at Eternal Gardens and see a tourist destination for two reasons.  First, this is where Jesse Robredo, our former mayor and also former interior secretary whom we idolized, rests in peace. Second, Eternal Gardens in really beautiful.”

D. Edgard A. Cabangon thanked the city government of Naga for its warm welcome and unwavering support to the company. “I thank the city of Naga for welcoming our company in this city. Rest assured we will provide the city good service in return for welcoming our company into your city,” he said.

Eternal Chapels opened its first branch at Eternal Gardens Greenhills Park in Cagayan de Oro City in 2017. It is a member of the ALC Group of Companies, founded by the late Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua, under the Eternal Group that includes Eternal Gardens, Eternal Crematory Corp., and Eternal Plans Inc.

Present during the groundbreaking are (from left): ALC Group of Companies Project and Development Head Engineer Mariano Hilario, Eternal Chapels Vice President for Finance Marvin C. Timbol, Engr. Don Emmanuel Santy, Naga City Councilor Salvador del Castillo, Eternal Plans Inc. Chairman T. Anthony C. Cabangon, Councilor Ray-An Cydrick Rentoy, Eternal Chapels Vice Chairman Benjamin V. Ramos, Eternal Plans Inc. Vice Chairman and CEO D. Antoinette C. Cabangon-Jacinto, Arch. Lerma Balolong, Naga City Vice Mayor Nelson Legacion, Eternal Chapels Chairman and CEO D. Edgard A. Cabangon, PNP Naga City Director Police Senior Supt. Jonathan O. Panganiban, Eternal Gardens President and Chief Operating Officer Numeriano B. Rodrin, Vice President for Chapel and Mortuary Operations Jaime B. Bangalan, Vice President for Sales and Marketing Jose Antonio V. Rivera, Fr. Rhoeden V. Regalario, Balatas Barangay Chairman Pedro San Juan Jr., Eternal Plans Inc. President and COO Elmer M. Lorica and Eternal Gardens Naga Branch Manager Richard B. Bringas.

 

*First published in the BusinessMirror on 25 June 2018

Eternal Chapels celebrates inauguration in Cagayan de Oro City

Posted on July 31, 2017 by

The Eternal Chapels Mortuary and Chapel Services at Eternal Gardens Greenhills in Barangay Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City had its Blessing and Inauguration on July 29.

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno headed the local government officials who graced the event. They were welcomed by Eternal Chapels executives, led by Chairman and CEO D. Edgard A. Cabangon.

The celebration began with a thanksgiving mass celebrated by Msgr. Eutiquiano M. Legitimas, parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Bulua, followed by the blessing of the hearses, four viewing chapels, the mortuary facility and the chapel office.

Shown in the photo are (from left) Numeriano B. Rodrin, Eternal Chapels president; Benjamin V. Ramos, vice chairman; Cagayan de Oro City Councilor George Goking, D. Edgard A. Cabangon; Mayor Oscar S. Moreno, Msgr. Eutiquiano M. Legitimas; D. Antoinette C. Cabangon–Jacinto, Eternal Chapels treasurer; Councilor Maria Lourdes Gaane; and Councilor Bong Lao.

 

*First published in the BusinessMirror on 30 July 2017