Beatriz Pagal del Rosario, age 85, passed away Monday January 9, 2023, at St. Joseph Hospital in Berea, KY. She was born July 29, 1937, in Catanduanes Bicol, Philippines, one of seventeen children, to the late Severino and Maria Pagal del Rosario. Beatriz was a Master Seamstress. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting, watching Filipino romance movies, and playing bingo. Beatriz loved flowers, angels, and pretty things. People would say she was a classy lady, had a kind giving soul, and her strength was gentle and persevering. Beatriz was a member of Saint Clare Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by thirteen brothers, and three sisters.
Beatriz is survived by her children, Maria Feltner of Berea, KY, Maria Lourdes Iso of the Philippines, Brian Brown and his wife Sarah-Jane of Paris, KY, Beth Wharton and her husband Robert of Greenville, SC, Francisco Astorga and his wife Abigail of the Philippines, Alexander Astorga and his wife Jhen of the Philippines, and Alfredo Astorga of the Philippines. Twenty-nine grandchildren and twenty-eight great grandchildren also survive.
Visitation will be from 6:00PM – 9:00PM Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Davis & Powell Funeral Home with Mass beginning 11:00AM Friday January 13, 2023, at Saint Clare Catholic Church. In accordance with her wishes, she will return to the Philippines for her final resting place.