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To Celebrate a Life of Love: Mary Esther Ramirez

December 19, 1941-June 16, 2019

Mary Esther Ramirez, 77, passed away on June 16, 2019, in Norfolk, Virginia. She was born on December 19, 1941, to Cipriano and Ynez Gomez in San Antonio, Texas. She was the beloved wife of Antonio I. Ramirez for 54 years, the mother of four children, grandmother to four, and great-grandmother to two.

Mary Esther was well-loved, and she knew how to love well. She cherished spending time with her sisters and brothers, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, and she loved to garden and feed birds. Mary Esther also enjoyed volunteering at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in the Mobile Loaves & Fishes ministry.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Ivon Ramirez; and daughter, Margaret Jean Ramirez. She is survived by her children, David A. Ramirez (Judith Ramirez) from Pensacola, FL, Patricia A. Hutson (Larry Hutson) from Jacksonville, FL, and Roland E. Ramirez from Plato, MO; grandchildren Jessica K. Lang (Jerry Lang), Zachary D. Ramirez, Jessica N. Boguslawski (John Boguslawski III), and Renee M. Ramirez; and great-grandchildren, Brayden J. Lang and Riley L. Lang.

Visitation will be held at Castle Ridge Mortuary on Monday, July 1, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held July 2, 2019, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 9:00 a.m. Her interment will be at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Shelter 1, at 11:00 a.m.