Eternal Gardens completed the acquisition of multiple properties in Brgy. Patag, Opol, Misamis Oriental for the future site of its 12th memorial park by signing a contract with the owners of the properties in a simple ceremony held on October 21, 2022 at Luxe Hotel, Limketkai, Cagayan de Oro City.
Present during the contract signing were (from left) Eternal Gardens vice president for Sales and Marketing Jose Antonio V. Rivera, vice president for Finance Marvin C. Timbol, Cagayan de Oro branch manager Amor Leodones, property owners Atty. Rosemil Robles Bañaga and Macario Bañaga; Sharon Tan, Eternal Gardens chairman and chief executive officer D. Edgard A. Cabangon, property owners Ricarido King, Rosalinda King, Roselle King, Marife Mag-Away, Luis Mag-Away, Aris Simene and Joel Simene. In 2014, the company acquired ownership and management of Greenhills Memorial Park in Brgy. Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City making it the company’s first park in Mindanao.
Seeing the demand for more memorial parks in Misamis Oriental, the company has decided to develop a memorial park in Opol.
This development will bring the excellent memorial care products and services that the prime memorial park developer is known for closer to more Filipinos in the South. Established in 1976, Eternal Gardens has developed 11 parks located in key cities in the country.
It is part of the Eternal Memorial Group along with its sister companies Eternal Chapels, Eternal Crematory Corporation, and Eternal Plans. It belongs to a larger conglomerate, the ALC Group of Companies, founded by the late Ambassador Antonio L. Cabangon Chua and currently headed by its chairman, D. Edgard A. Cabangon.