November 5, 1958 - February 27, 2022
Cora Maria Hamilton (neé Bautista) was born on November 5, 1958
in Cavite, Philippines, the third child of Alfredo and Paulina (neé
After graduating high school, Cora took stenography classes
and worked as a waitress when she met her husband Ronald in
1983. Shortly thereafter, they married and welcomed their son Ronald
Junior in 1986. An avid cook, lover of children, and devout Catholic,
Cora weathered her husband’s many naval deployments throughout
his twenty years of military service, culminating in a love story that
lasted almost 40 years until her passing on February 27, 2022.
Cora is survived by her husband Ronald, son Ronald Junior, daughter
Rizzalyn, grandson Joey, and granddaughter Jazzmine.