Matias P. Ramirez Sr., 83, of Pearsall, died on January 16, 2020. He was born on February 24, 1936 in Big Foot to Catarino Ramirez and Luisa Palacios Ramirez.
He is preceded in death by his son Alex Ramirez, daughters Connie Ramirez, Cecelia Ramirez and Ester Ramirez.
Ramirez is survived by his sons Matias Ramirez Jr. and wife Marivel, Jesse Ramirez, George Ramirez and wife Rhonda, daughters Patsy Jewell and husband Joe, Diana Salinas and husband Conrad, Mary Vega and husband Robert, Josie Velazquez and husband Patrick, Eva Cantu and husband Herby, Pricilla Ramirez and husband Don Villarreal, Delia Sambrano and husband Jesse, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 21 at the Hurley Funeral Home Chapel from 2 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, January 22 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pearsall. Services concluded at the church.
Pallbearers were Catarino Ramirez, Juan Ramirez Sr., Joe Ramirez, Matias Ramirez Jr., Jesse Ramirez, Chris Ramirez and Juan Ramirez Jr.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, Pearsall.