Born in San Juan, Philippines on September 27, 1958
Was a dancer as a youth and toured japan with her sister carmen and friends, performing as part of the 'Pacifica' dance troop. Migrated to California with her First husband Robert 'Bob' Jose in 1980.
Gave birth to two sons, Joshua and Jordan, in 1981 and 1983 respectively.
Was a particularly devoted and caring mother, opting to work part time as a real estate agent and raise her two boys in West Covina, California.
Moved to Las vegas in 1991 and continued to raise her children while holding various jobs including a cocktail waitress, keno runner, gas station clerk, and hotel conierge. She remarried in 2012 to James 'Jimmy' Figueroa. She assisted her son Jordan in opening a small e-commerce business in 2016, selling premium Health and Beauty products. Acting as manager, she played a key role in helping the business reach modest success. She was diagnosed with 4th stage renal cancer in August of 2020.
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