Anjanette "AJ" Millera registered nurse who lived in Skokiepassed away at Glenbrook Hospital due to COVID-19 on April 14. She was 48.
Born in the Philippines, she obtained her bachelor of nursing degree in the University of the Visayas. AJ moved to the United States in 2001 to pursue her professional career and seeking for a greener pasture, and to live openly as a trans woman.
She was the director of nursing at Bridgeway Senior Living, and also worked at Kindred Lakeshore Chicago and Community First Hospital. She worked in previous hospitals, home health and other healthcare institutions in her almost two decades in the United States. Among her many interests were filmmaking, travelling, fashion, designing and fishing. She was known for her wit, passion and dedication toward work, and generosity.
She was predeceased by her mother, Prudencia. AJ will be lovingly remembered by her father, Guido, and siblings, namely Cielo (Edgar), Loida (Nilo), Jun-jun (Jovelyn) and Venus (Ted). She will be forever cherished by her numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, friends and colleagues.
A memorial mass and interment will be celebrated in the Philippines at a later date when it is once again safe to travel and gather.
Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com .