Elisa “Ely” Amurao-Miranda (1944 – 2022)

Elisa (Ely) Amurao Miranda, 78 years old, passed away on January 11, 2022. She was born in Manila, Philippines on January 7, 1944 and was the daughter of the late Flaviano and Cristeta Amurao of the Philippines. Ely was a Virginia Beach resident for 44 years. Ely was predeceased by her husband, Oscar S. Miranda, Sr. of 49 years. She is survived by her two daughters Joyce Miller (Danny), and Grace Ramos (Richard) of Virginia Beach, and her sons Mark of Virginia Beach, Oscar, Jr. of Massachusetts and Rick of Rhode Island; seven grandchildren Tyler, Hailey, Lauren, Miranda, Elisa, Gabriella, and Daniel, Jr. and numerous nephews and nieces.

Ely graduated from the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital and Philippine Women’s University with a Bachelor of Nursing. Ely participated in a Student Exchange Visitor Program with Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and later transferred to Michael Reese Medical Center in Chicago. She immigrated to the US in 1971 and worked at Metropolitan Medical Center in New York City as a Registered Nurse. She retired from Chesapeake General Hospital. During her retirement she enjoyed visiting with friends, volunteering, caring for her grandkids, reading, and traveling. Ely was an active member of the Catholic Church of St. Mark and a lifetime member of the University of the Philippines Nursing Alumni Association International and its DelMarVa chapter until her health began to decline.

Visitation with the family will be held from 4 to 8pm, Friday, January 21, with a wake service at 6pm at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Catholic Church of St. Mark, 1505 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach on Saturday, January 22 at 10am by Father Anthony Mpungu. The burial will be held at Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA on February 1 at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catholic Church of St. Mark or Catholic Relief Services. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com

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