Concepcion Tenorio Ramirez
Concepcion Tenorio Ramirez
  • December 8, 1927 - July 8, 2017
  • California

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Connie T. Ramirez, age 89, of Fresno, CA passed away on July 8, 2017 surrounded by her family. Connie was born in Manteca, CA in 1927 and married Ramon G. Ramirez in 1946.

She is predeceased by her husband, Ramon Ramirez, her parents, Joe and Maria Lopez Tenorio, her sisters, Virginia Arambula, Nora Medina, Lupe Robles, Elvira Medina, Alice Zimmerman and Beatrice Ramirez, her brother, Joe Tenorio Jr., and her son Ray Ramirez.

She is survived by her four children, Robert and wife Gloria Ramirez, Frank and wife Teresa Ramirez, Yolanda and husband David Hernandez, Josie and husband Jorge Almeida and Judy Ramirez wife of late son Ray Ramirez. Connie also has 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Connie graduated from Central Union High School in 1945.

Connie was an agricultural supervisor for Ernest A. Munier, a prominent fig grower for 32 years. She was also employed by Kalashian Land Management, Robert's Fig Company, Maury DeBenedetto Fig Company, Internal Revenue Service, and Fresno State University. Connie was also a partner in her family's fig growing company until she retired in 1988.

She was a devoted Catholic and loving mother and grandmother who always saw the good in people. She enjoyed music, dancing, and family time. She instilled a strong religious faith in all her children and will be greatly missed.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Connie's compassionate caregiver, Margarita Sanchez, the staff at Horizon Health & Subacute Center, and Doctors Samuel Rush, Simon Bachir, Greg Martinez and Matthew Simons.

A Recitation of the Holy Rosary and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Belmont Memorial Park in Fresno, CA.