Corazon Bandong Sudara
Mar 17, 1959 - Jun 5, 2019
Corazon (Cora) Bandong Sudara was born in San Carlos City, Pangasinan Philippines in March 17, 1959 to Pablo Bandong and Ester Poquiz. She is the 5th of the six siblings. She was born in a breech position during which her mom almost died giving birth to her.
She attended her elementary school in Turac Elementay School and secondary in San Carlos Colleges. She excelled mostly in her academics being the consistent 1st or 2nd honors during her primary and secondary schooling. She attended her collegiate days in Benguet State University and graduated with Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Forestry. During these days she met the love of her life, Paulino E Sudara Jr. and they married in 1980.
She had her 1st job as a researcher in Forest Research Institute at Diadid Nueva Vizcaya. With her low salary, she opted to work abroad in Hongkong as a housekeeper for more than 30 years. She worked for a Chinese family when she first arrived then worked for a family of a British diplomat. In 2017, Hongkong was turned over to the Chinese Government and her employer wanted her to come and work in United Kingdom with the whole family. She refused to go for the reason that she will not be able to take her husband with them. She stayed in Hongkong and met the Konyn family where she worked with them for more than 20 years.
She had three kids, Ofelia, Massarrah Irish and Kevin Michael. While she was working out of the country, her mother Ester was the one who took care of them. As the family grew over the years the eldest daughter Ofelia got married to Jerome Badoy and became acquainted with Jerome’s 1st son Don Taylor. After which Kehla Francine her 1st granddaughter was born Jan 2018.
Cora loves to travel around the globe together with the Konyn family as the sponsor. She went to Australia, Israel, France and other places where the family takes vacation. She also loves to watch sports like tennis and basketball where she cheers and root for Golden State Warriors. She is also a fan of Filipino and Korean soap opera.
She is a loving and strong spirited woman. She loves to help all her relatives in times of need and depression. She is easy to approach and won’t mind to help if she sees that you really need it. She is a fighter and she fights through the end. She lives a happy and fulfilled life with loving family, relatives and friends.