Sampaguita Pictures matriarch succumbs to old age

By on May 15, 2014


Azucena “Nene” Vera-Perez. Screengrab from GMA Network
Azucena “Nene” Vera-Perez. Screengrab from GMA Network

MANILA, Philippines— Azucena “Nene” Vera-Perez, matriarch of Sampaguita Pictures, passed away Wednesday morning, her grandson Toff de Venecia said.

She should be celebrating her 97th birthday on May 22.

Wake is set at Mount Carmel Church in Quezon City.

The funeral will be on Sunday in the family mausoleum, at the Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque.