Former Provincial Administrator Teopisto Yap Jr. died Thursday at his home in Siaton, Negros Oriental.
Yap, 75, succumbed to a heart attack, his son Teodorico told the Dumaguete MetroPost. Yap served as Provincial Administrator from 1992 – 1993 and was mayor of Siaton for 23 years.
Yap is survived by his wife Remedios and sons Rey and Teddy, daughters-in-law Bambi and Nenen and grandchildren Geraldine, Maricor, Rhea, Angela and Juderic.
A necrological service is scheduled at 8 a.m. on Monday at the Siaton gymnasium and the interment will be at 2 p.m. at the Siaton Municipal Cemetery.