Victoria Migrino-Chatto, mother of Gov. Edgar Chatto and a former mayor and vice mayor of Balilihan, passed away in the morning of September 20. She was 91.
Mommy Vicky or Tiya Inday to her family and friends, the matriarch Chatto was born on July 21, 1926 to Quirico T. Migrino and Honorata Arayata in Taytay, Dauis.
She finished her elementary education at the St. Joseph Academy, now Holy Spirit School, and secondary education at the Bohol High School, now Dr. Cecilio Putong National High School, both in Tagbilaran City. She obtained a degree in Pharmacy but had also worked as an auditor at the Commission on Audit.
Mommy Vicky was former mayor and vice mayor of Balilihan and former president of the Vice Mayor’s League of the Philippines-Bohol Chapter.
She was an incorporator and a founding director of the Bohol Electric Cooperative (BOHECO).
Mommy Vicky was actively involved in the Catholic Women’s League, Rural Improvement Club, Girl Scouts of the Philippines-Bohol Council, and Tagbilaran City Host Lions Club.
She was married to the late Eladio Ibarra Chatto, former mayor and assemblyman, with whom she has seven children: Eladio Jr., married to Marili Zenia; Efren Victor, married to Veronica; Evelyn, married to Cristo Rey; Edgar, married to Pureza; Elaine, married to Argeo; Esther Therese, who died in childhood; and Eleonore, married to Alain.
Mommy Victoria was a loving grandmother to Judith Marie, Thaddeus Joseph, Mark Paolo, Efren Dominique, Kathryn Therese, Patrise Ysabel, Kara Eileen, Kelsey Anne, Esther Patrisha, Lourdes Victoria, Ashley Abegail, Aileen Karoline, Annelise Kathleen, and Angelique Katherine.
Her remains now lie in state at the Chatto residence in Balilihan. Her interment will be on October 1 at the Balilihan Catholic Cemetery after the holy mass at theMt. Carmel Church at 1:00 in the afternoon.