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November 11, 1926 - January 14, 2018
CW-3 Hector Ramirez, Sr., 91, of Huntsville passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
Mr. Ramirez was born November 11, 1926 in Caguas, Puerto Rico and has resided in Huntsville, AL for 53 years. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, retired in 1974. Following the Army, he worked at the Missile Command for 15 years and retired from Civil Service in 1992.
He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Gladys Cardona Ramirez; his son, Dr. Hector Ramirez, Jr. and wife, Laurie; daughter, Gladys R. Harris; former daughter-in-law, Paula Ramirez; grandsons, Dr. Anthony Ramirez and wife, Nicole, Joshua Harris and Marissa McCready, Michael Harris, and Alan Ramirez and wife, Christian; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Nilsa Esteras; brother, Francisco Ramirez; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
You may visit with the family at Holy Spirit Catholic Church Parrish Life Center on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 12Noon to 1:15PM. The funeral Mass will be held in the main Sanctuary starting at 1:30PM. The interment rites, with Military honors, will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to a Veteran's organization, St. Jude or charity of choice. Please sign his guest registry at