[COLUMN] Duggan’s Serra Mortuary president Dan Duggan heads list of March birthday celebrants

Dan Duggan, president and owner of Duggan’s Serra Mortuary, heads the list of prominent personalities who are March birthday celebrants. He will celebrate his birthday on Sunday, March 27., Filipino-Australian actress, model and recording artist Anne Curtis has announced her comeback on her Instagram via a concert documentary entitled “Luv-Anne.”
Instagram photo/@annecurtissmith, Glenda Kennedy celebrated her birthday with close relatives at her Elk Grove home recently., Jaime Velasco, a former military officer, will celebrate his birthday on Thursday, March 17., Nelly Cojuangco, a former socialite in Manila, celebrated her birthday last Tuesday, March 1.

DAN Duggan, the president of Duggan’s Serra Mortuary, heads the list of prominent personalities celebrating their birthdays in the month of March. Dan will celebrate his birthday on Sunday, March 27.

Duggan’s Serra Mortuary is where many Filipino Americans honor and pay their last respects to their loved ones when they leave this world. It is located conveniently in Daly City, where there is a heavy concentration of kababayans.

Other prominent celebrities who will be celebrating their birthdays in March include:

March 1: Royal Dynasty Foundation founder Nelly Cojuangco Tuazon, Premiere Appliances in Daly City owner Tony Premiere;

March 3: Dr. Tita Martinez Picache of Danville, United Airlines employee Edward Teofilo Cabrera;

March 4: Beauteous actress Dawn Zulueta, Pedro (Jonjing) Ejercito de Castro [nephew of former Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada];

March 6: Kapamilya actress Gretchen Barretto, Isabelle Diaz Daza-Semblat who is the daughter of the Philippines’ first Miss Universe Gloria Diaz;

March 7: Star Cinema actor Gerald Anderson;

March 8: The late former Senator Ramon Revilla, Actor/host/dancer Archie Alemania of GMA Network;

March 9: Veteran actress Rosemarie Gil, Atty. K.J. Petsas;

March 10: Philippines Today co-publisher Marilyn King Camilosa, Kapamilya actor J.C. de Vera, former Miss Universe winner Gloria Diaz;

March 11: Internationally known singer/songwriter Jose Mari Chan;

March 14: Kapuso actor Paolo Contis, Homeland Security officer Ermin Apolinario, Pittsburg community leader Mathie Roldan Velasco;

March 16: Pop Diva Kuh Ledesma;

March 17: Former Mr. United Nations-USA winner Roberto (Bobby) Tuason, retired Navy captain Jimmy Velasco;

March 18: Kapuso rising star Klea Pineda, Kapuso actress Bianca King;

March 19: Kapamilya Channel 2 actress of primetime teleserye Asintado, Julia Montes;

March 20: Batangueños of Northern California best-dressed matron Liza Manalo;

March 21: GMA Network artist Rocco Nacino, Statewide Realty proprietress Alice Gabriana Atienza;

March 23: TV and movie actor Geoff Eigenmann;

March 24: Actor/model/singer/dancer Aljur Abrenica;

March 25: Asian Journal Publications president Cora Macabagdal-Oriel, photoman Ray Guarin;

March 26: Kapamilya actor/singer Matteo Guidicelli, U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi;

March 28: Carousel Productions Inc. founder/president Ramon Monzon (the organization that owns and runs the Miss Earth beauty pageants);

March 30: The late Thomasians USA founder Alice Pena Bulos, Samtrans employee Eugene Cabugao;

March 31: Entertainment producer Lerma de la Cruz, GMA Network actor Benjamin Alves.

To all March birthday celebrants, many happy returns of the day!

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Kapamilya star Anne Curtis is making a comeback to via a concert documentary, “Luv-Anne,” the actress announced via Instagram, according to the Philippine Star. The show takes place on April 30, 8 p.m. (Philippine time).

Curtis had taken a leave of absence from “It’s Showtime” due to her pregnancy more than two years back.

“A very special docu-c%#^*rt for everyone I LUV! Join me as I share bits and pieces of my life in the past two years. Plus! I just might have some surprise fierce, fun and fab performances! G? LuvANNE na LuvANNE na! I’m vack mga vaaaacks!!! Luv-Anne! (heart emoji),” Curtis posted in Instagram, along with details of the show.

Prior to taking a temporary break from showbiz, Curtis was one of the most recognized celebrities and top endorsers/influencers in the Philippines, having millions of followers on Instagram (17 million) and Facebook (18 million). Her most memorable films include “No Other Woman,” “A Secret Affair,” “Baler,” “The Gifted,” “Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story,” “BuyBust” and “The Mall, The Merrier.”

The Filipina-Australian actor/model/recording artist is a multi-awarded actress, including getting nods from FAMAS, Luna Awards, Metro Manila Film Festival and Macao International Film Festival Awards, and a bevy of awards as TV host, concert performer, showbiz personality and fashionista.

Curtis, who in 2019 became a UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador, collaborated with UNICEF Philippines to launch a children’s book entitled “Anita, The Duckling Diva.”

Anne is married restaurateur/food blogger Erwan Heussaff in 2017 in New Zealand. The couple are parents to Dahlia Amelie who was born in March 2020. She is the older sister of actress/dancer/writer/model Jasmine Curtis-Smith.

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