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Ramona Ramirez

November 5, 2019
Ramona Ramirez
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Ramona Ramírez, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, born and raised in Moca, Puerto Rico, and resident of Hammond, Indiana, passed away surrounded by her loving family on November 5th, 2019 of natural causes at the age of 98.

Ramona was preceded in death by Geronimo Ramírez her husband, Ana Luz Ramírez her daughter, Luis Alfredo Ramírez her son, and Chris Ramírez her grandson.

Ramona is survived by her children Jorge Luis (Connie) Ramírez, Carmen
(Eladio) Ramirez, Georgina(Angel) Ramirez, Felix (Maria
Elena) Ramirez, Mary (Israel 1950-2017) Ramirez, Joe (Lisa) Ramirez, Johnny
(Mary) Ramirez, Michael (Diana) Ramirez, Susie Ramírez, Lulu
(Johnny)Ramirez, Tommy(Roberta) Ramirez, Stevie Ramírez Lopez, Toni (Edwin)Giboyeaux, Elaine(Oscar)Martinez, Daniel(Arcilia)Ramírez,and her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchild, and extended family Mary Beth Herr and John Herr III.
Ramona was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1920, in Moca, Puerto
Rico, to Gregoria Román and Domingo Soto. It was in Moca where she met her husband Geronimo Ramírez and fell in love, then married in 1944. In 1950, they moved their lives to East Chicago with their three children in hopes to create a better life. Together they raised seventeen loving children. Ramona dedicated her life to her husband and family. She was a devout Catholic, and was rarely found without a rosary in her hand. She loved to sew, especially for her family, and no one could leave her sight until their bellies were full. Her love moved mountains.

Her wake service will take place on November 7th, 2019, from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Burns-Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Ave., Munster, IN. A viewing will follow on November 8th, 2019, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. directly at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 7132 Arizona Ave., Hammond, IN, with the funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Please join us as we celebrate her many wonderful years of life, full of pure love and devotion to Jesus Christ.

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4:00 PM 11/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Munster Location

8415 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN 46321

Munster Location
8415 Calumet Avenue Munster 46321 IN
United States





10:00 AM 11/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 PM 11/8/2019 11:00:00 PM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help

7132 Arizona Ave.
Hammond, IN 46324

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
7132 Arizona Ave. Hammond 46324 IN
United States

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