The City Government of Silay last May 16, 2015 held wreath laying rites and offered a twenty-one gun salute at the Silay City Public Cemetery to commemorate the Centennial Death Anniversary of the Negros Island First Civil Governor, Melecio Yorac Severino.
Souvenir pose of the Severino family members with Silay Mayor Jose Montelibano (2nd from left) and Councilor Neil Solomon Locsin (4th from left). The Severino family members in photo are (L-R) Roque Hofilena, Howie Severino, Wilson Gamboa, Jr., Mark Sanchez, Gil Severino and Ramon Severino-Conlu. Photo taken at the Manuel Severino-Hofileña Heritage House where reception meal was served.*