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Menggie Cobarrubias Passes Away Due To Pneumonia, Family Still Waits For COVID-19 Results

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Veteran actor Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias dies due to pneumonia complications. He was 68.

Menggie’s unexpected passing was confirmed by his niece Patricia Prudon.

“Thank you for being a father, a lawyer, a general and a whole lot more roles to Philippine cinema. You will surely be missed,” she wrote on Facebook.

His son, Gino, was mournful through a comment under a Facebook post:

Menggie’s son, Gino

Whereas his wife Gina Jorge Cobarrubias took to Facebook to express her appreciation towards her husband. “Goodbye my love. Thank you for the 30 wonderful years. I love you.”

Apart from being hospitalized due to lung problems, the family also insisted to have the actor tested for COVID-19.

Hours before he took his last breath, he managed to bid goodbye on Facebook.

Good bye

Posted by Domingo Cobarrubias on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Menggie’s family is still waiting for the COVID-19 results. According to his Prudon, they “will keep everyone posted.”

Upon receiving the news, colleagues took to social media to pay their last respects:

Menggie has been active in he entertainment industry for 3 decades. His most notable works were Mauban: Ang Resiko (2014) and Jaguar (1979). He also appeared on television shows such as The Killer Bride and Wagas.

Photo Source: theaterfansmanila.com

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