FORMER City of San Fernando councilor Ruperto "Ruping" Dumlao joined his Creator on September 21, 2021, at the age of 75.
In a Facebook post, Dumlao's family said, “It is with great sadness that we inform you that our father, Ruperto 'Ruping' Dumlao joined the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on Sept 21, 2021 at 8:18 in the morning. We mourn the loss of Ruping, who was a loving husband, a wonderful father, a committed public servant and a good friend who was always ready to lend his hand."
Known as "Mr. Peace and Order" for the legislative measures he authored and sponsored for the city, Dumlao joined the City Council from 2004 to 2013 and another term in 2016 as chairman of the Committee on Peace and Order, Public Safety and Traffic Management and Committee on Transportation and Communication.
He also served as an officer of the Philippine National Police from 1971 to 2002 and a member of the Rotary Club of Central Pampanga. (JTD)