2014-01-24 / Obits

Guillermo Enriquez DeSagun

Physician

Guillermo Enriquez DeSagun, a general surgeon, died on January 8th at the age of 78.

Born in Lemery, Batangas, Phillippines, DeSagun served as a physician at Peninsula Hospital Center for more than 35 years, in charge of the surgical clinic until the hospital closed.

DeSagun was a member of the County of Queens Medical Society, the Philippine Medical Association in America, the Society of Philippine Surgeons in America, the New York State Society of Surgeons and American Society of Abdominal Surgeons.

DeSagun is preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Anatalia DeSagun and his sister, Fortunata Gagalac.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine “Katie” (nee Phelan); his brother, Zollio DeSagun; and his children, Dr. Jacque DeSagun, Melinda DeSagun and Guillermo DeSagun.

A funeral Mass was held on January 11th at St. Anthony RC Church in Oceanside, N.Y.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Meserole Funeral Home in Inwood.

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Dr DeSagun was one of my

Dr DeSagun was one of my first preceptors when I was a student/intern/resident at PGH. I remember that he was very kind and encouraging, and always had a smile. My condolences to his family; I pray that they will have peace and good memories of a life well lived! Thank you.


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