Remembering “Ami”

Written by on March 22, 2011 in Editorial

Severo “Ami” Amagna, passed away on February 12, 2011 at the age of 87 in Carrollton, TX. Originally from the Philippines, Ami was the son of the late Agerico Amagna & Salavadora Venzon of Iba, Zambales. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anita Amagna. He is survived by his children Linda Gerber (Hal), Rob Amagna (Edna) & Elizabeth Atendido (Jose); grandchildren Tau Gerber, Ahren Gerber, Mark Amagna, Monica Schneider (Chris), Jeremy Atendido & Angelica Atendido.

Ami served in the Philippine army until WWII & provided intelligence to the guerillas during the Japanese occupation. After the war, he resumed his education, graduating from National University in Manila with degrees in civil & chemical engineering. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship earning his masters degree in chemical engineering at the Massachusettes Institute of Technology. Ami went on to a successful 40-year career at Caltex Petroleum Company. After retirement, Ami launched a second career as a master macrobiotic counselor & practitioner of oriental medicine, making a profound difference in the health and well-being of his patients for 20 years.

Ami was an avid student of the holistic approach to health. He would attend lectures, workshops, and the Wellness Expo and engage everyone he met with the latest interesting topic that he was studying. A friendly, warm, and compassionate person, Ami will be missed by his friends and family.

About Tony Cecala

Tony is a business strategist. He publishes the Holistic Networker and produces the Wellness Expo. In his spare time he reads about technology and the mind.


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Tony is a business strategist. He publishes the Holistic Networker and produces the Wellness Expo. In his spare time he reads about technology and the mind.

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  1. What a great article. Thank you. He was a kind, intelligent man always helping and teaching others. May we have many more like him.

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