Francisco Galang Bautista, Jr.
(1928 - 2000)

Francisco Galang Bautista Jr.
Nickname: Ampa

Pampanga, Philippines
December 10, 1928

California, Philippines
May 22, 2000

Reading, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Politics
Guest Book
Happy Fathers Day Dad. Miss you so much. 😘
Vikky (Daughter)
June 17th, 2018
My deepest condolences go out to the Bautista family for the loss of your dear loved one. I pray that the promises that our loving God makes us in His Word gives you much comfort and a hope for the future. Very soon, God will resurrect all those who have passed away. (Acts 24:15; Hosea 13:14) Furthermore, He extends to us the opportunity to live forever with them right here on the earth. (Psalm 37:29) May you look forward to being reunited with Mr. Bautista at that wonderful time.
October 17th, 2017
Was just listening to the love songs that you and mom would sing. I miss you dad.
Vikky (Daughter )
August 5th, 2017
Happy 88th Birthday Dad! Are you celebrating with Pop and grandma? I can imagine how much fun your having. Mom is doing well and misses you a lot. Happy holidays dad. I love you.
Kai (Daughter)
December 10th, 2016
Dear Bautista Family,
Deepest Condolences on the loss of Frank Bautista. I wondered if your family in any way is related to Dr.Aurora and Sally whom served in The Peace Corp? Their Dad, Francisco Bautista Sr. and his wife,(related to my Grandma, Aupung Lorenza Lupisan of Masantol,Pampanga.)Frank Bautista Sr.And wife lived in a beautiful victorian home in the Avenues in SF. My beloved mother Pelagia Jimenez Lupisan Anit. Daughter of Balbino and Lorenza " Esa " Lupisan.
Lorraine Lupisan Anit Cobb
November 11th, 2016
Just felt like talking - miss you man/dad
Corita ☮️❤️🙂 (Favorite daughter 😀)
October 5th, 2016
Thinking of you dad. Love you.
Vikky (Daughter)
March 11th, 2016
I miss you Dad. They say the pain goes away with time...they lied! I miss you, Dad.
C. Bautista (#1 Daughter)
May 22nd, 2015
Thinking of you. I miss Christmas with you. Merry Christmas Dad. Have a great celebration with Pop, Grandma and your siblings in Heaven. I love you.
Ina Bautista (daughter)
December 27th, 2014
Today, we celebrate YOU!! Happy 86th Birthday Dad. I love and miss you very much.
In Bautista (daughter)
December 10th, 2014
Thinking of you Dad. I miss you so much!!! I love you!!!!
Ina Bautista (Daughter )
October 18th, 2014
Thinking of you dad. I love you.
October 18th, 2014
Hey Dad...Happy Father's Day. This is the day that I miss you the most. I remember how I used wake up extra early on this date cuz I always wanted to be the first to greet you. I miss you you!
Ina Bautista (Daughter)
June 16th, 2013
Thinking of you. I love you,
Ina Bautista (Daughter)
May 22nd, 2013
I am the youngest daughter of Teodoro Galang and Beatriz Galang
Condolences from Galang Family. <3
Joy Galang (First cousin )
April 6th, 2013
Thinking of you Ampa. Miss you so much!
Christina Eisenman (grand daughter)
January 30th, 2013
Happy Father's Day Dad....I miss you!

Ina B. (Daughter)
June 18th, 2012
Hi Dad.
Happy Birthday.
Thinking of you.
I love you.
I miss you.
Vikky (daughter)
December 10th, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving! remembering all the food you use to cook (well Ama too) during thanksgiving. I could hear you say, "is everybody happy?" miss you!
L C (grand daughter)
November 24th, 2011
Thinking of you...Happy Father's Day! Dad, I miss you so much. I love you.
Corina (daughter)
June 19th, 2011
Thinking of you!
March 25th, 2011
Merry Christmas Dad. Christmas hasn't been the same without you. I miss you so much. I love you.
corina (daughter)
December 25th, 2010
Remembering December is your favorite month.

zon (wife)
December 25th, 2010
fyi dad
it's christmas eve dad - cito and i are here. mom's taking a nap, mom has been cooking and baking today. i think cito is going to midnight mass because mom has been on him. i know you are here, because you never to you later - all my love dad
corita (daughter)
December 25th, 2010
Happy Birthday Dad! I'm sure you're partying up there in heaven with your sister and brothers. I miss you tremendously.
Vikky (Youngest daughter)
December 10th, 2010
Happy 82nd Birthday DAD! I wish I can call you in Heaven to wish you a happy birthday, but I guess a candle will have to do. I'm thinking of you, Dad. I love you...miss you so much. Ina
Corina Bautista (daughter)
December 10th, 2010
Ampa, i wrote an essay about you but was too nervous to read it out loud in class because i didn't want to cry. it was about my hero, you! i wish i could have met you. marquez is lucky he got too.
matthew boy
November 6th, 2010
Hi Ampa! so much has happened over the last month...the GIANTS finally won the WS, Ant had a baby and I got a promotion! I know you'd be so proud of us both. Marlon visited you yesterday and brought flowers. missing you every day!
November 6th, 2010
Hi Uncle Jr. Just stopping by to say hello.
Missing my dad, but know you and your dude are up there watching over us. Please take care of him and show him the ropes. I also wanted to thank you for raising amazing children and grandchildren. They have been so loving and supportive of me and my family through all this. Love you.
Marie Bautista (niece)
September 3rd, 2010
Back in the late 60s I was then a tricycle, and shoeshine boy, Mayor Junior use to be my favorate customer as he generously gave me 20 cents for a stone thrown distance, and just to brush his shoes he gave me a crispy 10 cents.Imagine a mayor without a bodyguard and a personal vehicle. That was in an era where peoples vote for credibility, not for cash availability.
Sen Viray (Admirer)
August 14th, 2010
Happy Father's day ampa.
Anthony D (grandson)
June 20th, 2010
Happy Father's Day Dad! I miss you!
Vikky (Youngest daughter)
June 20th, 2010
I miss you dad. Thinking of you always!
Vikky (Youngest daughter)
May 26th, 2010
I cant believe you died 10 years ago today. Most of the family was at my house for Marquez's 12th and we had a prayer for you as well. Miss you everyday!
Leilani C (grand daughter)
May 23rd, 2010
Came across an old photo of me and you at Auntie Tatie's Wedding. Miss you everyday! I cant believe it will be 10 years next month. The whole family will be together on that day to remember you. love you!
Leilani Cabuntala (Granddaughter)
April 24th, 2010
Ampa, i just want you to know i miss you so much. There isn't a day that goes by that i don't think about you. I hope that you hear my prayers every night that i pray to you. I love you.
Chrissy Eisenman (grand daughter)
March 10th, 2010
Ampa, i just wanted to wish you a very merry christmas. I miss you so much, i wish you were here to spend the holidays with us.
Chrissy Eisenman (grand daughter)
December 25th, 2009
Happy Birthday Dad. Wishing you were here. xoxo dad.
Vikky Bautista Rodriguez (Youngest Daughter)
December 10th, 2009
Happy Thanksgiving ampa. We'll save some turkey for you.
Anthony D (grandson)
November 26th, 2009
Happy Father's Day Ampa.
Anthony D (grandson)
June 21st, 2009
Thinking of you always but more so on this day as today is when God needed you with him. its been 9 years and feels like yesterday. Miss you dearly!
Leilani Cabuntala (Favorite Grand Daughter!)
May 22nd, 2009
Your memory lives on ampa.

Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am in a thousand winds that blow,
I am the softly falling snow.
I am the gentle showers of rain,
I am the fields of ripening grain.
I am in the morning hush,
I am in the graceful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight,
I am the starshine of the night.
I am in the flowers that bloom,
I am in a quiet room.
I am in the birds that sing,
I am in each lovely thing.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there. I do not die.
Anthony D (grandson)
May 22nd, 2009
Merry Christmas, Dad! I love you, miss you and think of you everyday.
Corina Bautista (Daughter)
December 25th, 2008
I will never forget your hospitality, kindness, and guidance you showed me while I was married to your daughter, Corina. Mr. Bautista, you treated me like I was one of your sons. I will never forget it.

Moreover, while I was away in the Marines, you and your wife practically raised my only son and daughter. As a result of your kindness and constant mentoring towards them, they are a reflection of you in every way!

Sir, good night and I am sure you are being taken cared of by my Marine friends in heaven. Because as the saying goes-the gate to heaven is guarded by US Marines. Oorah, Mr. Bautista.

Semper Fidelis!

Rene Doctolero

Rene Doctolero (Son-In-Law)
December 10th, 2008
Happy Birthday Ampa! We all love and miss you sooooo much! Hope you are celebrating up in heaven with the rest of the family.

Love Chrissy
Christina Eisenman (Granddaughter)
December 10th, 2008
Hi Dad,

I'm on the phone talking to Mom right now and I hope your ears are ringing. We are sharing memories of you and remembering what a wonderful person you were and how much you cared about your family. Mom, really misses you. We all miss you so much, but we know that you're in heaven paving the way for us until we see you again...just like when we first move her from the Philippines. You came here first and we followed. Until we see you again...I love you, DAD! Love, Ina
Corina Bautista (Daughther (Oldest))
December 10th, 2008
Happy 80th Birthday, AMPA! It still feels like only yesterday that you left us, but its been 8 years already. I hope you are celebrating big up there!
Leilani Cabuntala (Favorite Granddaughter!)
December 10th, 2008
I can see dad in the entrance from the hall way to the living room, dancing like "bill cosby". He is making that face and sticking out his hand saying "give me some skin".
Vikky Bautista Rodriguez (youngest daughter)
December 10th, 2008
Happy Birthday Dad! We miss you so much.
Vikky Bautista Rodriguez (youngest daughter)
December 10th, 2008
Happy Birthday Ampa!
Anthony Doctolero (grandson)
December 10th, 2008
Dad your Spirit is always with us. Happy Birthday.
Your loving son
Romancito Bautista (Son)
December 9th, 2008
i am overwhelm with so much emotion when thinkng of you lately - it's all good. tears, smiles, memories, and happiness (thanks lukas for the last one)miss your jokes, and funny ways of teasing us all...oh yeah and making us laugh.
Corita Bautista Hall (daughter)
December 8th, 2008
i wish you were here right now ampa. i wish that you were here for your birthday on wednesday dec 10 2008. i wish you were here, so i could laugh with you. love you.
Lukas Hall (grandson)
December 8th, 2008
i wish i got to meet you ampa - i love you very much. i wish you were here right now. happy early birthday.
Shannon Hall (granddaugher)
December 8th, 2008
oh kai - i remember that we all laughed at you!

he always made fun of our boyfriends (well...not always, but in a respectful way:))

when i had my first born - he said i do have sense (if that makes any sense haha)

hey kai - dad was on the phone and we were capping on him, because we said he pimps wimps and he got mad.

hey lani - remember you got caught by ampa for lying, cheating and stealing, ampa found the tickets inside your shirt or was that inside your underwear you started crying with your drool.

ama - when dad used to tell you to get the bat corazon.

to all...blowing on dads tummy to make a tuba sound.

to all...who's next in line to massage dad.

how about saying the rosary and we would hear dad snore (sorry dad) about the one that we all laughed about, but i dare not mention, "i hope dad doesn't do it"

REMEMBER how much he loved all his grandchildren and great grandchildren and children and our mother/ama

DAD loved each and one of us in his own special way...sorry - corina you are not the only child.

corita bautista (daughter)
December 5th, 2008
Ampa was always so kind to me even though we were from such different worlds. The one memory I'd like to share is when I was working for a magazine and had my name in the monthly issue. You literally had to get out a magnifying glass as my name was so far down the list, it was hard to find! Frank and I made sure that Ampa had a subscription to that magazine (which was about home decorating and repair/how ironic that was as he wasn't exactly a handyman.) But he would just fill up with pride and take that magazine to his Burger King buddies and show them my name in it, month after month.

Even though I wasn't his child but instead a daughter in law and not even of his culture...he really showed me his love and respect.

Ampa, I wish that you could know Daniel and Maggie. I know that you would love them and be so proud of them. God Bless you and save me a place up there!

Mary Ann Bautista
Mary Ann Bautista (daughter in law)
December 5th, 2008
I MISS YOU! I have so much to tell you!
Leilani Cabuntala (Favorite Granddaughter)
December 5th, 2008
Whenever you appear in my dreams, it feels like Christmas. Love you.
Anthony Doctolero (grandson)
December 4th, 2008
Hi Dad. I miss you. Your 80th Birthday is coming up. I wish you were here to celebrate it with us. But I know your gonna have a big celebration there in Heaven. Thinking of you dad. I love you.
Kai Shea (daughter)
December 4th, 2008
I remember when I was around eight years old, you came home one evening and asked any of us kids if we wanted to come with you and go somewhere and I said,"I do I do, I want to come." (Thinking we were going to the store to buy goodies or do something exciting.) So you and I got in the Old Green Station Wagon, started the engine, drove fifteen feet forward and stopped the car. And there we were parked in our garage. And you asked me if I had fun. My siblings were outside laughing because dad fooled me.
That was the shortest outing I've ever had. What an adventure that was.
Dad,you were such a jokester. I miss you so much!
Kai Shea (daughter)
November 30th, 2008
I miss you dad. I wish little Tyr could could have met his ampa.
Vikky Bautista Rodriguez (youngest daughter)
November 29th, 2008
Is Everybody Happy!!!
uncle cito Bautista (Son)
October 16th, 2008
ampa, i had a hip hop class today where i learned dance moves. i know how to break dance. i wish you could see me. love you.
Matthew Cabuntala (Great Grandson)
September 2nd, 2008
Dad, your passing has left such an emptiness in my heart. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about you. I love you and I miss you so hurts! You will always be remembered and your legacy will be passed on to future generations.
Corina Bautista (Oldest Daughter)
August 23rd, 2008
Burger King Lunches when we were kids, Steak and Lobster Dinners for our Birthdays. Ampa always made sure we were fed well. I had dinner at Ama's house a few months ago and made the mistake of sitting in your chair. Ama had to remind me thats were u sat.

Thanks Ampa for watching over me through the times when i was struggling. I miss u AMPA!
Roland Bautista (Grandson)
August 22nd, 2008
dad - think of me like i think of would get a kick out of the kids...all your grandkids... f a t h e r m y father...
corita bautista ok and hall (loving daughter)
August 10th, 2008
Ampa loved telling stories to me and one story I will always remember is the Two Day Old Egg. When I was about 1 or 2 years old, Ampa walked into the apartment I lived in and saw me eating at the table - I was eating what he thought looked like eggs that were two days old. He said I looked "so Kawawat" looking and like no one was feeding me, sitting alone at the table all dirty. This is probably the reason why Ampa made sure we all were fed and fed well. This story always stays with me because as time went on, ampa would exaggerate the story even more. To see him laugh was a joy in itself! If only I could hear him laugh one more time!
Leilani Cabuntala (Granddaughter)
August 9th, 2008
My grandfather always made sure that we were fed.

When I was in middle school, he would always bring us hot lunches and deliver them to the school's office. The front desk would call my classroom and let my teacher know that my lunch was waiting. I would go downstairs and see 3 bags. One for me, my older sister Lani, and another for my cousin Roland. My grandfather always wrote our names on them too so we wouldn't forget which one was ours.

Another memory...
I also remember my grandfather going to Mighty Vikings and buying sandwiches for the family. He'd order maybe 5-7 sandwiches and then have them cut them into thirds so that everyone would get variety. I'd always hang around the pile of sandwiches after eating mine and see if there were any extras. I think he noticed this and always gave me his.

I will always remember that he always tried to make sure that we were all fed. Thanks "ampa."
Anthony Doctolero (grandson)
August 8th, 2008
Hi Ampa. I never got to meet you. I was in my mommy's tummy when you died. I wish I got to see you. My mommy always calls me Matthew Frank and she said it was because of you.
Matthew Cabuntala (Great Grandson)
August 6th, 2008
hi ampa, its me matakoy. My mommy tells me stories about when you use to wear this shirt with a dog on it and I use to tickle you in your stomach when i was only 1 1/2 years old. I miss you!
Marquez Cabuntala (Great Grandson)
August 6th, 2008
Ampa - I miss you so much! The boys have grown so big and I always make sure they remember you. You will never be forgotten. I LOVE YOU!
Leilani Cabuntala (Granddaughter)
August 6th, 2008
I miss you dad.
Victoria Bautista Roddriguez (daughter)
August 3rd, 2008
Not a week goes by that I don't think about you. I sometimes see you appear in my dreams and you give me advice like you used too.
Anthony Doctolero (grandson)
July 23rd, 2008
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"Happy Thanksgiving Dad! We're all at my house together celebrating the holiday, but it's not complete without you. I miss you Dad. I love you."
Ina B.
November 26th, 2015
"15 years, and it hasn't gotten any easier. Thinking of you and missing you. I love you, Dad. Ina"
C. Bautisa
May 22nd, 2015
"Merry Christmas Dad! I love you!!"
Ina Bautista
December 27th, 2014
"Good morning Dad. Happy Birthday! You would have been 86 years old today. I hope you are having a great celebration in Heaven with Pop,Grandma and your siblings. We celebrate YOU today. I love and miss you always. Ina"
Ina B.
December 10th, 2014
"X-mas 2013 fyi - it felt off not being at your house last nite, i sure watched alot of xmas shows. thinking of you very much : )"
corita bautista
December 25th, 2013
"Happy Birthday, Dad! Celebrating your 85th birthday through happy and loving memories of you. I miss you, Dad...I love you!! Ina"
Ina Bautista
December 10th, 2013
"Hi Dad - Happy Father's Day. I love you!"
Ina Bautista
June 16th, 2013
"It's been 13 years sinced you passed and the pain doesn't get any easier. I miss you Dad, I love you! Ina"
Ina Bautista
May 22nd, 2013
"Happy Birthday Dad! You would have been 84 years old today. We would all be at your house later today to celebrate with you. Instead we will celebrate your birthday with the happy memories of you. I love you Dad. I miss you so much. Ina"
Ina Bautista
December 10th, 2012
"Dad - Happy Father's Day. I miss you."
Ina B.
June 18th, 2012


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