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In Memory of
Augusto L. Pangalangan
August 1, 1931 - June 20, 2018

Service:
Monday, July 2, 2018 2 p.m. at St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church


Augusto L. Pangalangan, M.D. died June 20, 2018 surrounded by many who adored him. He is survived by his wife Donna who loved him for the past 56 years. Auggie was born in the Philippines to Lorenzo and Juanita Pangalangan as the fifth of their eight children. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Jose and Emilio (Nena) Pangalangan, sister-in-law Brenna, bother-in-law Michael Augusta, and his beloved in-laws Jim and Mary Tucci. Auggie is survived also by his two sisters Carolina (Purita) Pangalangan and Zenaida Augusta, his sister-in-law Prescilla; his brothers Arturo, Cesar (Evelyn) and Felix (Blaney) Pangalangan; his sister-in-law Dee (Jim) Flacche and brother-in-law Don (Barbara) Tucci; numerous nieces, nephews and many others fully embraced as family. Together Auggie and Donna raised four children, Dondi (Stacey) Pangalangan, Amy Moler, Darin Pangalangan, and Alisa (Andrew) Kraus, who are left with great sadness and treasured memories at the loss of Dad. Auggies and Donnas grandchildren Talia and Tabitha Pangalangan; Mary, Julia and Anna Pangalangan; Joey Moler; and Sophie and Phoebe Kraus deeply miss their Papa.

Auggie graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from the Far Eastern University in 1957 and from the University of Pennsylvanias Graduate School of Medicine in Surgery in 1961 to fulfill his destiny as a physician. As a surgeon at Mount Carmel Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital, and in private practice, Dr. Pangalangan was renowned for his deep knowledge, expert skill, energy and boundless generosity. He continued to practice and promote medical excellence as a flight surgeon and Lt. Colonel in the US Air Force Reserve, as an instructor in Occupational Medicine at Ohio State University, and as leader of OSUs Student Health Services.

Auggie lived with an artful flair, joyful self-assurance and demand for the exceptional. As a husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle he could be depended upon for sincere affection and concise expressions. Auggie embraced his role as a coach, primarily but not exclusively in St. Paul school sports, where he valued teamwork, discipline and unabashedly shrewd tactics. Auggie and Donna touched countless lives together with charitable works they pursued tirelessly through the church, schools, medical practice and community clinics. His legend lives through stories and scars, songs and celebrations. The vocabulary is rich and the tales are true. Auggie Pangalangans energy, generosity and love will be missed. Please join the family for a memorial mass held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church at 313 N. State, Westerville Ohio on Monday July 2, 2018 at 2 p.m., Rev. Fr. David E. Gwinner, celebrant, with Church reception immediately following.

Condolences

Jo Minturn

Jun 25, 2018

Loved Dr. Pang. I was his nurse at OSU Student Health. He was so great to work with. Everyone loved him.....students and staff.Hetaught me so much. There will never be another like him.

 

Gary Mangini

Jul 2, 2018

Dr. Pang was a tremendous physician and friend to all those who worked with him at the Student Health Service at Ohio State.My 25 plus years working With Dr. Pang were one of the great blessings of my Life. Truly a great man. Gary Mangini

 

Philip Delbert

Jul 3, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with Donna and the family. I was out of town at the time of the funeral service and unable to attend. Auggie was part of, and a representative of a remarkable generation of caring and loving people. Truly dedicated to family and life. Auggie will be missed but not forgotten.