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Aurora Salamat

December 19, 1951 — April 23, 2024

Aurora Salamat

December 19, 1951 — April 23, 2024

Simi Valley, CA

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Aurora Cornelia La Madrid Salamat, 72, was born on December 19, 1951, in Manila, Philippines. The fourth of ten children to Raul and Magdalena La Madrid, she graduated from Arellano University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was an active member of her alma mater class committee, Impossible Dream, where they coordinated medical missions to the Philippines, and also an active member of the Filipino Catholic Community at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Simi Valley where she was a long time parishioner. After a long and successful career as an ICU and CCU nurse with many medical certifications, she retired in 2014.

In September, 1974, Aurora met Emiliano Salamat, and they married on January 14, 1975. There were happily married for 49 years. They have two children, Nina, 44, married to Nick, and Christopher, 39, married to Nichole. Through them, she has six beautiful grandchildren, Ian, 24, Landin, 9, Nickolas, 8, Braydin, 7, Ryker, 5, and Adiella, 8 months. 

Her passing has left a hole in the hearts of many, but her love and memory will live on through the many who knew and loved her. On behalf of Emil, Nina, Nick, Chris, Nichole, Ian, Landin, Nickolas, Braydin, Ryker, and Adiella, thank you for your support, and thank you for your love of Aurora.

Memorial Service & Viewing
Took place on Tues, May 14 at Forest Lawn Covina

Funeral Mass
Took place on Wed, May 15 at Sacred Heart Church, Covina


Last updated 5/15 at 5:49pm

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Vigil of Aurora Salamat

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Pacific time)

Forest Lawn - Covina Hills - Church of our Heritage

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Funeral Service of Aurora Salamat

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Pacific time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

344 West Workman Street, Covina, CA 91723

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