Published: Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Remains of Hashtag Franco Arrives in Manila; Wake, Cremation Schedule TBA

The body of Hashtag Franco Hernandez has arrived in Manila. The casket carrying Franco’s remains was flown to Manila Monday accompanied his family and his girlfriend Janica Nam Floresca. The venue of Hashtag Franco ‘s wake and schedule of cremation have not been announced as of this writing.

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The box carrying the casket and body of Hashtag Franco Hernandez. (ABS CBN New/Twitter)

His family earlier said they are going to honor Franco’s wish to be cremated. It was revealed that Hashtag Franco, whose real name is Franco Miguel Hernandez Lumanlan, told friends and family that he wished to be cremated when he dies. 

When his father arrived in Davao Occidental on Sunday morning, the family was trying to decide if Franco would be cremated in Davo or if his body would be brought back to Manila and his remains be cremated here. They decided on the latter.

The Hashtags member died after drowning in Davao Occidental on Saturday afternoon. He and his girlfriend were thrown overboard when a big wave their their boat. Both were rescued but Hashtag Franco was already unconscious. He was later declared dead on arrival at a local clinic

Showbiz colleagues and fans continue to mourn the untimely passing of one of the most loved Hashtags members.

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The family and girlfriend of Franco Hernandez with his remains. (ABS CBN News/Twitter)

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Hashtag Franco Hernandez dead at 21. (Instagram/Cornerstone Entertainment)