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Ex-Caloocan mayor Boy Asistio dies

Former Caloocan City Mayor Macario “Boy” Asistio Jr., 80, passed away yesterday morning, February 6, according to his partner actress Nadia Montenegro.

“Our beloved Macario Boy Asistio Jr. has joined our creator at 10:55 a.m. this morning. Thank you for all your prayers,” said Montenegro who broke the news on Instagram.

It was captioned: “Thank you Lord for his life. Open the gates of heaven for Boy. Details of the interment will follow.”

Asistio served as mayor of Caloocan from 1980 to 1986 and then from 1988 to 1995. In 2013, he ran for mayor but lost to Oscar Malapitan.

Montenegro has two daughters by Asistio – actress Ynna Asistio, who has appeared in Kapamilya and Kapuso teleseryes; and Al-yanna.

Following his death, Alyanna paid tribute to her father on Instagram.

“Ang aking pangako Na ang pag-ibig ko’y laging sa’yo Kahit maputi na ang buhok ko.. Ang nakalipas ay ibabalik natin..

Thank you Dad for everything. I will miss everything about you most especially your beautiful smile that lightens up my EVERYDAY;”

“This is gonna be hard but I know that you are in a better place now with your parents whom you loved the most and ditse your sister/best friend. How can I move on when the person who made my life worth living for is gone??? Please guide me from up above dada. Batukan mo ko pag may magiging palpak ako;”

“Kiss me goodnight everyday night please daddy? It’s time to rest now my Iron man, you have given your life to everyone already.. it’s time to think of yourself.”

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