Marilen Fariñas Maluyo passed away on July 22, 2023, at the age of 75, in her home in La Mirada, California after a very courageous battle with cancer. She was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
Marilen was born to Constante and Corazon Fariñas on December 12, 1947, In Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She graduated from Ilocos Norte National High School in 1963. That same year she was crowned Miss Ilocos Norte. In 1967 Marilen graduated from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. She began her career teaching physical education at St. Mary's College, Quezon City from 1967-1969. She worked in Far East Bank from 1969-1983 where Marilen earned Employee of the year in 1980. Marilen married Rudy Sagisi Maluyo on June 16, 1974, and have four sons. In 1985 Marilen, along with her family, migrated to Maryland, U.S.A. She was awarded Employee of the Year again in 1988, this time at Marriott. Marilen later moved from Maryland to California in 1990 with her family, where she has resided since.
In 1996, along with her late husband Rudy, started their business, Caremax RM Corporation/Caremax Pharmacy in La Habra, California. They later moved the growing business to Buena Park, California. Caremax just celebrated their 27th year anniversary and is now being managed by her four sons.
Marilen enjoyed traveling with her late husband Rudy, spending time with family, and vacationing usually to Virginia and Philippines. She is survived by her four sons, Ryan, Robert, Richard and Raymond, her daughters-in-law Jenny Rose, Jennifer and Angeline, her grandchildren Tristan, Jedrick, Rhys, Raelynn, Celine, Charlotte, Caroline and Rhoann, siblings Bill Fariñas, Elong Fariñas, Gloria Rigney and Leni Reyes, siblings-in-law Paul Rigney, Vky Fariñas, Sonny Reyes, Janet Fariñas, Cathy Maluyo, Ella Wells and Faye/Bruce Sarvghadi.
Arrangements are under the care of Forest Lawn, Cypress, CA.
Viewing for Marilen is on Thursday, August 17, 2023, from 9am-8pm at Hope Chapel. The funeral service is scheduled for 2pm on August 18, 2023, at the Patriots Chapel in Forest Lawn, Cypress, California.
Reception will follow at 5pm at Los Coyotes Country Club in Buena Park, California.
The webcast for the funeral will be on https://forestlawn.livecontrol.tv/1453c83e August 18, 2023 from 1:40pm - 3:40pm.
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