Erlinda Ramos Sicio
Erlinda Ramos Sicio
  • June 28, 1940 - March 17, 2017
  • San Diego, California

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Erlinda Ramos Sicio, 76, passed away on March 17, 2017 at San Diego, California. She was the widower of Basilio Sicio, Jr. They shared 28 years of marriage together.

Born in Manila, Philippines, she was the daughter of Felipe Ramos and Carmen Martinez. She graduated with a degree in Music. She worked as a Music teacher in Manila. After marriage, she worked privately as a piano teacher. She moved to San Diego, California in 2002 and lived with her daughter, Merlyn Sicio Foronda and her family. In San Diego, California, she worked as a piano teacher, baby sitter, homecare giver and as a role player support in the Infantry Immersion Training at Marine Corp Base in Camp Pendleton.

She was an active member of the Filipino-American Senior Citizens Association of San Diego North County where she served as a board member. She was a very religious person, belonged to Good Shepherd Catholic church and a devotee of the Virgin Mary. She went to church by walking almost every day and paid visit to the Blessed Sacrament. She enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, dancing, singing, attending senior citizen parties and traveling. She will be remembered for her kindness, sweetness, friendliness, thoughtfulness and most especially her selfless love.

She is survived by Leopoldo Cayumo, her partner for 12 years; her children, Catherine Sicio, Merlyn Foronda and son in law Rodrigo Foronda Jr., Aileen Diaz and son in law Feyonnie Diaz, Elizabeth Custodio and son in law Jose Emmanuel Custodio; her grandchildren, Megan Nicole Foronda, Ryan-Louis Foronda, Farrell Angelo Diaz, Francis Austin Diaz, Fey Andrew Diaz, Christian Joseph Custodio, Carl Emmanuel Custodio and Jeanne Carlo Custodio.

The viewing will be held on March 28, 2017 at El Camino Memorial, 5600 Carrol Canyon Road, San Diego, California, 92121 from 4pm to 9pm. And a Celebration of Life service will be held on March 29, 2017 at 10 am at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8200 Gold Coast Drive, San Diego, California 92126 followed by internment at 1100 am at El Camino Memorial.