By Helen Castano | 03:41 PM March 31, 2021
The late Rizalino “Inday Ruping” Torralba has been laid to rest by his loved ones, friends and fans Wednesday afternoon (March 31) at the Dampas Catholic Cemetery in Tagbilaran City.
The tomb area is filled with wreaths of flowers from people grieving Inday Ruping’s death.
A funeral mass was held for the entertainer and Kiss FM’s disc jockey Wednesday at the St. Joseph the Worker Cathedral in Tagbilaran City. The church was packed with people as family, friends, and fans of Inday Ruping bid an emotional farewell to the late entertainer.
Tagbilaran Bishop Abet Uy celebrated the mass who also delivered a fitting homily.
In a statement released following the death of Inday Ruping on Sunday, DYRD Manager Peter Dejaresco expressed his deepest sorrow in the passing of Inday Ruping.
“There will be no other Inday Ruping. No voice and talent like his can fill in the void in the airlanes. The laughter and the fun he brings to homes and offices while tuned at this favorite KISS 02.3FM will forever linger in the ears of his thousands of fans. The kindness and humility in a heart that of Inday Ruping will be missed by many of his friends, both in the media circle and his campus acquaintances. His KISS FM radio fans and the entire DYRD family will miss him. But his voice and humor will continue to linger on. Goodbye, Ping (Amping),” Dejaresco said.
The University of Bohol (UB) also mourned the untimely demise of Inday Ruping.
“Sir Titon, as he was known on the campus, was an exemplary and dedicated instructor of the UB Teachers College. He was much-loved not just by his students but even more so by his fellow teachers and co-employees. The outpouring of grief at his passing is a testament to the esteem we all felt for Sir Titon,” Victoriano Tirol III said in a statement.
“Sir Titon was a man of many talents, including hosting events, and his hosting expertise contributed to the success of important university events. He will be fondly remembered as an employee who was ready to answer the call anytime the university was in need of his services,” Tirol added.
Friends and colleagues honored Inday Ruping on the last night of his wake Tuesday at the Funeraria Gomez Udtohan.
Inday Ruping was shot dead by Andrew Fronteras after a heated argument.