OBITUARY

Ruben Gaerlan Ramos

February 2, 1943April 27, 2021

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, Ruben Gaerlan Ramos, loving husband, father, and grandfather, peacefully passed away at the age of 78.

Ruben was born on February 2, 1943, in San Fernando, La Union, Philippines, to Francisco and Josefina Ramos. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1967, and he served as active duty military until 1989, retiring with the rank of Chief Petty Officer, and then as a civilian federal employee until 2013. On May 20, 1968, he married Fely Flores Ramos. They raised their son Eric and three daughters Rufel, Wendy, and Cheryl.

Ruben had a passion for deep-sea diving, fishing, singing, cooking, and all things technology. He was known for his clever advice, hard work, silly sense of humor, and kind generosity.

Ruben was preceded in death by his parents and his older sister Herminia. He is survived by his wife Fely, his four children, his three grandchildren (Vincent, Daniel, and Olivia), his brothers Fred and Danny, his younger sister Anita, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Grand Prairie, TX at 9:30 a.m., with interment afterwards at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Flowers or donations may be sent to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 2910 Corn Valley Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

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