Through their counsel, Atty. Bonifacio Alentajan, the family of the former AFP Chief of Staff and Defense Secretary Angelo Reyes issued an official statement on the apparent suicide of their family head.
Here is what the statement says,
Angelo Reyes, a loving husband to our mother and a dedicated father to us, his children in mourning, is no more.
As we pray for the eternal repose of his soul, we ask that we be allowed the privacy to understand and find meaning in this tragedy.
Words do not do justice to what we are feeling right now. Words after all, contributed vastly to our having lost our beloved Angie.
Nonetheless, we find comfort in the outpouring of symphaties and prayers of our father.
We find strength in our unwavering belief that all his life, our father served our country with honor, dedication and integrity.
In closing, allow us to share a quote with you.
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal."
Rest now, Papa
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