Charice's father laid to rest

Charice's father laid to rest

San Pedro : Philippines | Nov 05, 2011 at 2:33 PM PDT
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Suspect in killing of Charice Pempengco's father surrenders

International singing sensation Charice Pempengco emotional while delivering her eulogy for her father, Ricky Pempengco.

“Sana man lamang ay binigyan mo kami ng pagkakataong magkita at magkasama ng Daddy ko (I wish that you had given us a chance to be with my daddy),” an emotional Charice said in her eulogy, addressing Angel Capili, 35, tagged as the suspect in the killing of Pempengco. Capili is now locked up at the San Pedro, Laguna police jail.

Charice's father Ricky Pempengco stabbed to death and laid to rest on November 5 in Cabuyao Laguna. The suspect, Angel Capili Jr. turned himself to authorities and admitted his crime.

She also felt her dad presence while she took a nap inside the chapel. “I woke up to the smell of cigarette and I also saw smoke forming in mid-air. But the room was air-conditioned and there was no one smoking inside. I was with some members of my family in the room but I was the only one who felt his presence,” Charice shared.

Her brother Carl, became emotional and shown regrets when he spoke with his father during the eulogy.

“Dad, I did not have the chance to talk to you when you were alive but I want you to know how much I love you,” he said.

“I regret that I got mad at you for a while,” Carl added in Filipino. “But let me make it up to you by being the one to always protect Ate and Mommy.”

Raquel keeps their family picture so her kids will remember their dad.

“I want him to be locked up in jail for life. I want justice for my dad,” Charice said in an earlier interview talking about the suspect.

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Charice's father laid to rest
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