Demetrio Teves Larena III was born Oct. 16,1946 in Bais City the son of Carmen Baena Teves and former Bais Mayor Dodong Rubio Larena, the grandson of Gov. Demetrio Larena the first civil governor of Negros Oriental and great grandson of Don Pedro Pinili Teves. A devoted Protestant and first City Agriculturist of Bais.
Tito Poroyroy to all of us a first degree cousin, best friend & eight time relative to my late father Pino Villanueva Larena.They grow up together with good things around them, he is the Godfather of my eldest brother Jojo.I often see him in family gatherings in Bais and San Jose. During my college days when our family experienced financial difficulties help us to make our life better.When Tito Pororoy heard that I already finished my masters degrees, he texted me before my graduation rites and congratulated me. ” Congrats i am so proud of you “.Tito never end support always there for us from time to time we see each other in Silliman University Church and most especially after church service and talk, the last time i saw him was a memorial service for tita Alming Ponce de leon Hidalgo.
I will miss him for the wisdom, encouragement, appreciation of all the works i done for our community. He is a person who helped our relatives who are in need and a Pilar to the Larena Clan, organized Katacgahan Cemetery visits, party, collecting old pictures of our relatives, and organized reunion for our clan, jokes and gentle laugh.
Jojo and i lost again a father thru tito Pororoy .But i know that he will be meeting God, his best friend Papa Pino , lolo Dodong & Lolo David.Thank you for take care of Mama, Jojo and me.
I will remember him as part of our family our knight in shining armor and our Hero .He will always be in our heart and soul as a Goodman to relatives and close-friends with a golden hearts, who loved history and preserving our family heritage.
We will miss all your invitations and texts, I am not saying goodbye or Farewell to you tito but i hope to see you in the near future.
Thank you so much for your eternal generosity to our family and keeping a beautiful Memories with us .We Love you so much.