Family Of Health Care Workers Has Now Lost Grandma To Coronavirus; Mom And Grandpa Died First
The Aquino children of Los Angeles lost their mother and grandfather to the coronavirus last month. Last night, they also lost their grandmother.
Josie Aquino, 70, died of COVID-19 — exactly on week after the virus took her 44-year-old daughter Arlene Aquino, a nurse who worked in the Valley. Her 77-year-old husband, Fernando Aquino, died of the virus May 15.
The three had lived together in a house in Arleta with Arlene's children Ivy, 22 and son Adrian, 11.
Arlene moved from the Philippines to L.A. with her children about a decade ago, reuniting with her parents who had emigrated first.
Because the children are estranged from their father in the Philippines, Ivy is working to become her little brother's guardian.
A family spokeswoman said the pain was too much for there to be any comments at this time.
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