Former senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani passes away

• Former senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani died on Monday
• She was the younger sister of former president Fidel V. Ramos
• She was 87

Former senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani, younger sister of the 12th president of the Philippines Fidel V. Ramos, has died. She was 87.

As per GMA News, the late senator’s daughter, Lila Shahani, secretary general of the Philippine National Commission to UNESCO, took to social media to announce her mother’s passing away on early Monday morning, March 20.

“Mom left the body, by the awful grace of God, at 2:40 am this morning, just a few hours after my 50th birthday,” Lila wrote in a Facebook post.

“Bereft and full of grief, but still strangely peaceful in the knowledge that she is now free from all suffering,” she added.

The former senator has three children with the late Prof. Ranjee Shahani – Lila, Ranjit and Chanda.