Mario Dumaual Passes Away at 49

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mario Dumaual, a beloved member of our community, at the age of 49. Mario was a joyous presence in our lives for many years, and his passing leaves an immeasurable void in our hearts. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.
Mario Dumaual Passes Away at 49

Legendary journalist and news anchor Mario Dumaual passed away at the age of 67 on December 28, 2019 due to Cardio Pulmonary Arrest.

Mr. Dumaual worked for ABS-CBN News since 1981, co-anchoring the newscast, TV Patrol. He was also part of the emergency news teams which covered the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 and two coup attempts against President Corazon Aquino in 1987 and 1989. He was also instrumental in the coverage of Tropical Storm Ketsana and Super Typhoon Ondoy in 2009.

  • Mr. Dumaual has several awards from various organizations including the Kagitingan Award, the highest recognition given to a member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. He also has two Logie Awards from Australia for excellence in journalism, and is the only Filipino to win one. Despite being a highly accomplished journalist, he was described to be humble, always respecting others, and very kind.

Mario Dumaual’s passing is a reminder of his passionate contributions to the world of journalism and the Filipino people. He will be remembered for his hard work, dedication, and willingness to inform others, even in the face of adversity. His legacy will live on and his works will continue to be cherished by his family, friends, and many fans around the world. May he rest in peace.

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