PICTORIAL: Imelda Copada @ 75

Community Round Up Jan 11, 2019 at 4:19 pm

MELDA COPADA marked her 75th Birthday on Dec. 29, 2018 at Rembrandt Banquet Hall in Scarborough with family, relatives and friends. Imelda has 12 children, 7 in Canada and 5 in the Philippines.

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Imelda's children in Canada, from left: Michael, Vicky, France, Leslie, Gigi, Kate and Dexter.

Surrounded by her children in Canada, from left: Michael, Vicky, France, Leslie, Gigi, Kate and Dexter.

Imelda’s other children in the Philippines who participated with a taped dance number, from left: Dennis, Kevin, Joan (niece), Maria Teresa, Grace and Darwin.

Imelda’s other children in the Philippines who participated with a taped dance number, from left: Dennis, Kevin, Joan (niece), Maria Teresa, Grace and Darwin.

Imelda with her grandchildren in Canada.

Imelda with her grandchildren in Canada.

A surprised rendition of “My Way” by celebrant’s grandson Tommy Gesell in saxophobne, with Michael Copada in drums.

A surprised rendition of “My Way” by celebrant’s grandson Tommy Gesell in saxophobne, with Michael Copada in drums.

Imelda danced with Arnold Adolfo while Lilac singing one of the celebrant's favorite song.

Imelda danced with Arnold Adolfo while Lilac Caña sings one of her favorite song.

With The Vitonio's

With The Vitonio’s

From left: Naomi Salvador, Neftalie Abrenica, the celebrant, Leslie Gesell, Cesar Abrenica, Mae Abrenica

From left: Naomi Salvador, Neftalie Abrenica, the celebrant, Leslie Gesell, Cesar Abrenica, Mae Abrenica

With Philbat's family

With Philbat family

With representatives from Estrealla and Pardilla family

With representatives from Estrella and Pardilla family

From left (standing): Tom Gesell, Kate Benedicto, Eva and Mike Gilroy; seated, from left: Mary, Imelda and Eleonor Ferrer

From left (standing): Tom Gesell, Kate Benedicto, Eva and Mike Gilroy; seated, from left: Mary, Imelda and Eleonor Ferrer

From left: Hermie Garcia, Leslie Gesell, Mila Garcia, Imelda, Lilac Cana, Loida Cox

From left: Hermie Garcia, Leslie Gesell, Mila Garcia, Imelda, Lilac Caña, Loida Cox

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