May 23, 1937 – February 12, 2020
Irene Ramirez born May 23, 1937 in Corpus Christi, Texas went to be with the Lord on February 12, 2020 at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her mother, Esperanza Salas Martinez; father, Hipolito Eugenio Martinez; step-father, Thomas C. Martinez her beloved husband, Oscar Hector Ramirez Sr. and brother, Oscar Henry Martinez.
She is survived by her loving children; Oscar Hector Ramirez Jr., Carmen Esperanza Ramirez Garza (Hector David Garza), Elvia Irene Ramirez Dutson (Robert F. Besfer), Rolando Arturo Ramirez (Esther Alma Ramirez); siblings, Thomas Geraldo Martinez, Marcos Antonio Martinez, Cynthia Carmel Martinez, Veronica Janet Martinez, Diana Angelina Martinez, Janie Martinez Longoria, Roland Martinez; grandchildren, Christina, Jessica, Roland, Ilianna, Nicolas, Carina, Andrea, Miguel, Gabriella, Samantha and Carlos; and great grandchildren, Lillian, Giselle, Gilbert and Madison. Irene is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
A visitation will be held Monday, February 17, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church with a procession to follow for entombment at Sunset Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Irene's honor.
- Visitation Monday, February 17, 2020
- Rosary Service Monday, February 17, 2020
- Funeral Service Tuesday, February 18, 2020
- Interment Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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February 15, 2020
Oscar my condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother. I am so glad I got to meet her when you took her to church with you. She was a very sweet lady and very friendly. My prayers are with you and your family. Mourn with the hope that one day very soon we will all be together forever living with our Lord and Savior. Till then, I am here for you.
Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants. (Psalm 116:15.)
Isabel 'Izzy' Herrera (CBC)