Edna Dinglasan Festin, 66, died on Thursday, December 1, 2011. Edna was born on May 29, 1945 in Batangas, Philippines to Lino and Margarita Ilagan Dinglasan.
Edna was a loving mother and friend to anyone that she had the opportunity to come in contact with. Edna worked for the John R. McAdams Company for many years and was a member of Holy Infant Catholic Church in Durham, NC. Edna immigrated to Canada in 1974 and moved to the Raleigh Durham area in 1987. Edna loved volunteering with the North Carolina Symphony. Edna was an avid reader and also loved spending time working in her garden. She was a loving woman that would do anything to put a smile on the faces of her family and friends.
Edna is survived by her daughter Patricia Festin Doutriaux and husband Timothee of Washington, DC; son David Festin of Charlotte, NC; grandson Felix Doutriaux of Washington, DC; brothers Roman Dinglasan and Jaime Dinglasan both of Toronto, Canada. Edna is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10:00 am Tuesday, December 06, 2011 from Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713
with Fr. Dave Devlin, O.S.F.S., presiding. A Rite of Christian Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27603.
Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Monday, December 05, 2011 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions in Edna’s name may be made to the North Carolina Symphony, 3700 Glenwood Avenue, Ste. 130, Raleigh, NC 27612 or Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713.
The Festin family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.