Father of Gretchen, Claudine, and Marjorie Barretto Has Passed Away

Miguel Alvir Barretto, the father of Gretchen, Claudine, and Marjorie, has passed away on October 15, Tuesday afternoon. He was 82 years old.

On Instagram, Claudine posted a video of family members gathered around the hospital bed as though saying their goodbyes. “We [love you], dad,” she wrote. She then posted on her Instagram stories a farewell message, confirming Miguel’s passing. “Never thought I could hurt like this. Goodbye daddy,” she said.

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Marjorie also shared her eulogy on her Instagram. “Oh Dad. It’s so painful losing you. I feel so broken. Thank you for loving me and being the greatest grandfather to my children. Rest now in heaven where you can breathe freely, sing, dance and play golf. Please watch over my children. I love you so much. I love you I love you I love you Daddy. I will miss you everyday,” she wrote.

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Marjorie’s daughter Claudia, meanwhile, made a tribute post on Instagram stories with photos and videos of her grandfather.

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Miguel was celebrating his 82nd birthday at Marjorie’s home when he suddenly fell ill and was rushed to the hospital.

He leaves behind wife Estrella “Inday” Barretto and 7 children: Mito, Michelle, Joaquin, Gia, Gretchen, Marjorie, and Claudine.

We send our condolences to the Barretto family.

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