Asuncion Utanes Culling, 86, of Plainville, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 4, 2020.
Born in the Philippines on August 15, 1933, she was the first born of nine children to the late Aurelio and Toribia (Utanes) Culling. A woman of high intellect, Asuncion earned her Bachelor’s degree at the age of 18 from the Philippines Normal College, followed by her Master’s Degree from the University of Philippines. She shared her love for knowledge with others as an educator in her home country, and migrated to the U.S. in 1980 with her siblings. She worked in finance for various banks and institutions, and retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Hartford. Remembered for her strength and independence, her presence will be missed.
She leaves her siblings, Juanita Battung (Esteban), Lourdes Rodulfo, Aurelio Culling (Socorro), Norma Mitchell (Donald), Mila Nanez (Enrique), Virginia Culling, Erlinda Pangilinan (Danilo); her sister-in-law, Cecilia Culling; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Cesar.
Asuncion’s family will celebrate her life privately. The staff at Plainville Funeral Home extends their appreciation to the Culling family for their trust.
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