|Dr. Pepito M. Emlano|
Dec. 25, 1939-Aug. 17, 2014
Dr. Pepito M. Emlano was born Dec. 25, 1939 to Pedro Emlano and Consolacion Moncada in Liliw, Laguna Philippines. Dr. Emlano quietly passed away at Heartland Health Care Center of Orange Park on Aug. 17, 2014, surrounded by his wife and children.
Pepito was the youngest of four children. He graduated from The University of Santo Tomas, Manila in 1964 with a degree in Medicine and served his residency at Mt. Sinai in Elmhurst, NY.
He married Celia Cabuloy and had three children: Judy, Joe and John. The Emlano family moved from New York to Wisconsin, settling in Wild Rose where “Doc” practiced medicine for many years. When he was not practicing medicine, “Doc” loved to hunt, fish and serve in medical missions in the Philippines.
In 1989, the Emlanos moved to Jacksonville, FL where Dr. Emlano set up a clinic on 103rd Street. He also treated patients at Naval Air Station Cecil Field. He was a member of the Filipino American Medical Society and Shindler Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, children and their spouses. Dr. Emlano was the proud grandfather to Riley, Megan, Jeren, Ethan and Jacob.