Macaria Penaranda Ramos

February 29, 1944March 24, 2018

Macaria Penaranda Ramos, 74, left us on March 24, 2018 with her family by her side in Houston, Texas. She was born on February 29, 1944 in Tanay Rizal, Philippines to Emilio Penaranda Sr. and Damiana Porciuncula.

Macaria graduated from Far Eastern University with her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition. She then went on to complete her Master's at New York University. Macaria was a Registered Dietitian for 35 years. Her interests included family, cooking, gardening and praying. She was an active member of the Community of God's Love Prayer Group.

Macaria Penaranda Ramos is survived by her husband, Walfrido "Wally"; three children and their spouses, Michael and Cristina Ramos, Dewey and Michelle Smith, Chittakone and Maricris Sinakone; and four grandchildren, Mia, Kobe, Lexi and Ayla; and siblings Emilio Penaranda Jr. and Luz Evangelista.

Remembered for her compassion and love for Christ, her life will be celebrated in a mass of Christian burial at 10:30am, Wednesday, March 28,2018 at Prince of Peace Catholic Community in Houston. The committal will be following the mass at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home.


  • Visitation with Family and Friends Monday, March 26, 2018
  • Visitation with Family and Friends Tuesday, March 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Macaria Penaranda Ramos

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