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Ram Newaj May 25, 1934 - March 25, 2017 Ram passed away at the age of 82 in Modesto, CA with his family by his side. Ram was born in the Fiji Islands and came to the United States in 1958 settling in Lodi, CA. He later moved to Modesto where he had lived for over 50 years. He retired from Hershey Chocolate Company after 25 years of service. He was an avid gardener, loved traveling and spending time with his family. He is survived by his children Veer Prasad, David Newaj, and Tara Ramana; son-in-laws Yashwant Prasad and Viren Ramana; grandchildren Brian Ramana, Nicholas Sukhu, Erik Ramana and Ryan Newaj. Services will be at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, CA on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 1:00p.m.