Myrna Lunasin

September 29, 1942 - July 5, 2023

09/29/1942 - 07/05/2023

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday July 11, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday July 12, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Service
Thursday July 13, 2023
12:30 pm
St. Pius X Church
7800 Halprin Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23518
757-583-0291 | Directions

Myrna Calampiano Lunasin, 80, departed this life to be with our Lord on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, in Norfolk, Virginia. She was born on September 29,1942, to Norberto and Marcelina Calampiano in Barangay San Ignacio, San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines.

Myrna graduated from Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines and immigrated to the United States in 1965. In 1967, she married her husband, Nestor Agahan Lunasin. A devoted military spouse and mother, Myrna lived in New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Ohio, in addition to Virginia.

She had a long career as a registered nurse, caring for a multitude of patients in various hospitals and nursing homes. Myrna found great joy in doting on her three grandchildren, creating delicious dishes for her family, and tending to her collection of plants.

She will be remembered as a loving and caring person, a generous spirit, and a woman of genuine faith. In addition to being predeceased by her parents, Myrna was predeceased by her brother, Noli Calampiano; her sister, Adora Castillo; her daughter, Michelle Lunasin; and her loving husband of 54 years, Nestor.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Nestor Lunasin, Jr. and Michael Lunasin (and his wife, Elann); her granddaughter, Mikaella Lunasin; her grandsons, Maeson Lunasin and Elijah Lunasin; and her brothers, Enrico Calampiano (and his wife, Emma), Norberto Calampiano Jr., Rizal Calampiano (and his wife, Ruby); and Daniel Avanzado Jr. (and his wife, Hannah). She also has numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, and other extended family members who live in the United States, the Philippines, and throughout the world.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Southside Chapel, located at 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA on Tuesday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 12, 2023, from 6 to 9 pm. Each night of visitation will begin with a novena prayer. On Wednesday, a wake service will be held after the novena. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 12:30 pm. at St. Pius X Catholic Church located at 7800 Halprin Drive in Norfolk, VA. The final day of the novena prayers will be offered prior to the funeral mass at 11:15 am.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralandcremation.com.

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Elmer “Emer” Lunasin
10 months ago

Myrna Calampiano Lunasin is the third Lunasin wife to pass away in four months, alongside my mother Delia Duran Lunasin in April, and Auntie Doris Delago Lunasin in May. This will definitely be a year post-COVID I will never forget. Auntie Myrna, excuse me, “Ate” Myrna, was the first to make clear to me that it is proper to address her as “Ate”, not Auntie. Because her husband Kuya Nestor, is my second cousin, not my second uncle, it’s only appropriate. I’ve always been conditioned to respectfully refer to any older related female family member or even a friend, as auntie. It’s just a filipino kind of thing. I admire Ate Myrna speaking out her mind without hesitation, a quality you’d think I’d be doing as a mobile DJ, but no, I continue to hesitate, sometimes missing out to speak out one on one, or publicly. I’d like to think right now speaking freely without hesitation is a trait I’ve learned from Ate Myrna, and will forever be grateful for this. Ate Myrna was always thoughtful, and letting me know things, and never missing the opportunity to let me know all these decades I’ve known her. I spoke up here back in April regarding my mother. I spoke up here back in 2021 regarding Kuya Nestor. Both times and now, I speak of regarding family, and how this keeps us together. Ever since my dad, Ricardo Rebullar Lunasin passed away in 1980, I continue to learn wonderful new things like yesterday, speaking with Ricardo Agahan Lunasin, that his nickname is also “Carding” just like my dad, which I thought was only my dad the whole time. I am so happy to see Uncle Rick, excuse me, Kuya Carding. It’s no hidden secret that I have been disengaged with my side of the Lunasin family for many decades. However as the many years have passed, I have always remained closely connected with Nestor’s side of the Lunasin family. Since the 70’s, I’ve always seen Ate Myrna from time to time, decade to decade, to always address me and my family with acknowledgement, that I only wish I can continue with the rest of you. Ate Myrna is truly an auntie that I will never forget with her openness, her thoughtful gestures, and the glue that keeps on keeping our Lunasin family together always…

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Ruby
10 months ago

We will miss you, Ate Myrna – your calls, pangangamusta, our long talks, laughters, and your warmth.
(So glad to have spent time with you, altho’ briefly, at your home in 2021)

We pray for your peaceful journey guided by the angels back to The Lord ?

To Jun, Mike, Elann, Mikaella, Maeson and Eli – may her memory as a loving Mom and doting Grandma comfort you now and thru the years❤️❤️❤️
And may God be with your family at this most difficult time.

Our deepest condolences amd sympathy.

Leonida Legaspi ( Kawit Families of Va)
10 months ago

On behalf of the Kawit Families of Virginia we are sending our condolences to the whole family. May Myrna rest in peace. She is in Gods hand with your Dad and your sister. Praying for you guys.

Kay Webb Harrison
10 months ago

Nestor, Michael, and all of your family,
I offer you my sincerest sympathy for your loss. May God grant you all His consolation and healing.
Con todo mi corazón,
Kay

Bambie Evangelista Cease
10 months ago

Our deepest condolences and sympathies to Calampiano & Lunasin Families.
Praying for the repose of the soul of Myrna Calampiano Lunasin , Eternal Rest grant unto her soul, and let perpetual light shine upon her, Amen
From :
The Calampiano Evangelista Family

arleen
10 months ago

to Junjun, Mike & family,
my deepest & sincerest condolence

eternal rest grant unto her soul, o Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon her
may she rest in peace, amen

i will always remember you as a loving & caring aunt & godmother who showered me with motherly love & understanding in spite our distance…

“iloveyou, ninang” always…