WESTFIELD – Cesar M. Angco M.D., of Westfield, MA, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born in the Philippines on December 14 to the late Dominador and Jesusa (Martinez) Angco. Dr. Angco was a graduate of University of Santo Thomas, Philippines. He was the first of his family to emigrate to the United States after being invited to complete his internship at Mount Sinai Hospital (WI); followed by a residency at Malden Hospital (MA), where he was Chief of Staff. As a long-time resident of Westfield, he worked at Western Mass Hospital, then Noble Hospital, where he practiced, as a general practitioner and surgeon for 35 years; a caring physician to his patients.
Dr. Angco was a devoted husband to his beloved wife of 53 years, Editha (Talamayan) Angco, a loving father to his daughter, Kathleen Angco-Vieweg, her husband Jason and their son, Calaeb; a proud father of his younger daughter, Arlene A. Cabral, her husband, Dan, and their daughter Kayla; a supportive brother to Griceta Angco-Soberano(NY), Pompeyo (MI,deceased), Marcial(London), Antonio (MI,deceased), Virgilio (Philippines), Ramon (MA), Manuel (WV, deceased), & Corazon Angco-Viola(CA). He was a respected and beloved patriarch to his extended family, and a loyal friend to many.
Calling hours will be held Friday, August 16, 2019 from 4pm – 8pm at Firtion-Adams, 76 Broad Street, Westfield, MA. The funeral service will be at St. Mary’s Parish Church, 30 Bartlett Street, Westfield, MA on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:30 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Parish Church and School or to The Clergy Retirement Home Villa Domingo Renewal Center of Maddarulug, Solona, 3503 Cagayan c/o 262 Steiger Drive, Westfield, MA 01085. A burial will be at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery. For online condolences please visit www.firtionadams.com.