Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo condoles with the Bartoces family, whose daughter Merriner Bartoces perished in the August 31, 2020 tragic gas explosion in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Camanjac Punong Barangay Virginia Alcancia accompanied Mayor Remollo at the wake of the slain OFW in her residence late this afternoon.
Mayor Remollo, who helped coordinate with OWWA for the repatriation of Merriner’s remains back to her family, personally gave his monetary assistance to her grieving parents Maria and Nerio Bartoces Jr., while the City Government is also processing additional financial assistance to the family.
Meanwhile, OWWA will provide mortuary as well as death and burial benefits including educational scholarship for the younger siblings of the late Merriner Bartoces to be processed by the next of kin.