- Former Caloocan City mayor Macario “Boy” Asistio Jr. passed away
- Asistio was actress Nadia Montenegro’s partner
- He has two daughters with the actress – Ynna and Alyana
Actress Nadia Montenegro’s partner, former Caloocan City mayor Macario “Boy” Asistio, Jr. passed away on Monday, February 6. He was 80.
He died at 10:55 a.m. at a private hospital in Quezon City, according to Montenegro.
According to the Inquirer, the actress wrote the following on Instagram: “Thank you Lord for his life. Open the gates of heaven for Boy. Details of the interment will follow.”
A few days earlier, Montenegro and daughter Ynna requested prayers for Asistio who slipped into coma following cardiac arrest on February 1.
The former mayor was survived by his two daughters with Montenegro – Ynna and Alyana Asistio. He served as Caloocan City mayor from 1980 to 1986 and from 1988 to 1995, as per the city’s official website. He last ran for mayor in 2013 but lost to Oscar Malapitan.