San Francisco, California
On October 26, 2009, Leonida “Luning” Damaso died peacefully at the ripe age of 95 at her home in San Francisco. She was born on July 4, 1914 in Morong, Rizal, Philippines. She was married to Julian Damaso. Luning migrated to the United States in 1980 and became a US citizen at the age of 83.
Luning is survived by three children: Jaime (married to Carmelita), George (married to Juliana), and Anita (married to Glicerio). She is further survived by eight grandchildren: Lennie, Joel, Jun, Gerald, Derwin, Joy, Glenn, and Michele, and 12 great-grandchildren .