Serafin P. Ramirez, Sr. was born in Austwell , Texas on December 5, 1944. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 5, 2014. He was a devoted husband, brother, father, grandfather and uncle.
Serafin was a rich man, though not with material things but with love. He was a giver and he graciously gave to all he knew. He truly loved people and he showed it with his actions. He loved unconditionally, he didn’t know a stranger. He was an honest man and was loved by his family and all that knew him. He was a man of integrity. He served his country for six years in the United States Naval Academy. He retired as a truck driver.
He is preceded in death by his parents Manuel A. and Margarita P. Ramirez, sister Minerva Ramirez and brother Johnny Ramirez. He leaves to cherish his memories: His wife Sylvia G Ramirez and children Serafin Ramirez, Jr. and wife Juanita, Jerry Ramirez and wife Angelica, Michael Ramirez and wife Gracie, John A. Ramirez and adopted son Cedric M Santoscoy. Seven grandchildren Catherine, Jerrime, Serafin III, Julianne, Lexi, Luka & Ava. They all loved him to the moon and back. Brothers Manuel Ramirez and wife Vicky, David Ramirez and wife Margie, Oscar Ramirez and wife Mary, Ernest Ramirez and wife Anna, Ricky Ramirez and wife Lynette. Sisters MaryJane Canales and husband Arnold, Rosie Mascorro, Josie Garcia and husband Renee. As well as numerous extended family members and friends.
A visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 4pm until 9pm with a Rosary to be recited at 6 pm by Deacon Thomas Gandara in the Compean Main Chapel. A Funeral Mass officiated by Father Jesse Garcia will be Celebrated on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10am at St. Christopher Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will follow in Houston National Cemetery.