Maria del Refugio Pena Ramirez, 98, went home to our Lord on November 20, 2020. As per her wishes she passed in peace at home.
Maria (Cuca) was a loving and devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and sister-in-law.
Maria was born to Luciano and Maria del Refugio Peña on February 10, 1922 in Los Saenz, Texas where she lived her formative years with her loving adopted parents. She is preceded in death by her parents, her adopted parents Federico and Victoria Moreno, brother Flavio Peña, and two sisters Lucila Pena Barrera and Faustina Pena Briseno, and her beloved husband Amador Ramirez.
Maria married Amador Ramirez of Falcon, Texas on October 12, 1946. They enjoyed a memorable life and a loving relationship until Amador’s death in 1985.
Her memory will be cherished by her children Eli Ramirez, Edna Ramirez, Celia McClelland (Marc+), and Diana De Los Santos (Mario) and daughter-in-law Alicia Ramirez.
“Nani” will be missed by her grandchildren: Rolando Ramirez (Ana), Roxanne Ramirez Gonzales(Jesse), Marissa Alexander (Jeremy) and Orlando De Los Santos (Brittany). Her great grand-children include Eli, Alyssa and Kenny Gonzales, Jonathan and Samuel Alexander and Nathan and Matilda De Los Santos.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sanchez funeral home. Due to COVID-19.
RIO GRANDE CITY - MARIA DEl REFUGI0 RAMIREZ, 98, DIED ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020 AT HER RESIDENCE IN RIO GRANDE CITY, TX. SANCHEZ FUNERAL HOME OF RIO GRANDE CITY WILL BE IN CHARGE OF HER FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS