Elizabeth Ramsey dies in her sleep at 83

Veteran comedienne and singer Elizabeth Ramsey died in her sleep Thursday morning. She was 83.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Elizabeth Ramsey dies in her sleep at 83

Veteran comedienne Elizabeth Ramsey passed away morning of Thursday, October 8. The news was confirmed by her daughter Jaya through her Facebook account.

And we quote, "Mama Beth is now with the Lord.” Full statement is posted below.

Jaya statement on Elizabeth Ramsey's death

Before her death, Ms. Elizabeth was confined at the hospital due to stroke.

Born on December 3, 1931, Elizabeth Ramsey was a stand-up comedienne, singer and actress. Known for her trademark Visayan-accented dialogues, which she performs in English or Tagalog, she is regarded as the country's "Queen of Rock and Roll" and "Original Queen of Comedy".

Melai Cantiveros and Elizabeth Ramsey YFSF

She was last seen in ABS-CBN's Your Face Sounds Familiar last May 2015 when Kapamilya star and comedienne Melai Cantiveros made an impression of her which eventually made Cantiveros the first ever winner of the network's celebrity singing competition.

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