March 5, 2013
Mario Patli “Puring” Balloan Sr., 62, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes R.; sons Omar R. and Jomar R. Baluan, and Mario R. Baluan Jr.; daughters Lamar R. and Marla R. Baluan; mother Maria; brother Arsenio Baluan; sisters Nilda Bilingon, Lucena Racela, Violeta and Marilyn Baluan, and Annabel Picoc; and four grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date in the Philippines.