Theresa Ramos

Theresa Ramos

Theresa Anne Tomacci Ramos passed away peacefully on Oct. 31, 2016, her favorite holiday.

The youngest daughter of Rocco and Anna Riviella Tomacci, she was born in San Jose, California on Feb. 22, 1920.

Preceded in death by her three older brothers; Anthony, Dominic, and Nick, her husband Joe, her daughter Joanne, and a great-grandson, Caleb.

Theresa graduated from San Jose High School. She was participating in the USO when she met her future husband, a young Army Air Corp sergeant named Joseph Segura Ramos. They were married after the war in Nov. 21, 1945 in San Jose. They had two children, Gary and Joanne.

Theresa worked with special needs children for many years, a cause close to her heart as her daughter Joanne was born with cerebral palsy.

Theresa lost her husband Joe, in 1961 to heart disease and Joanne in 1990 to cancer.  Theresa loved to work. She worked for over 30 years in the banking industry. She officially retired at 72 but continued to work until she was 89.

She was proud of her Italian heritage. She was a charter member of the Maria De Fonti Club and was its first queen in the late 30’s. She was so happy when her granddaughter, Sharee, was queen 75 years later.

She was raised as a Roman Catholic, but she enjoyed people of all faiths. In 2009 she and her older brother Nick moved to Utah to live with Gary and Maurine. While in Utah, she enjoyed attending the meetings and activities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Gary and Maurine. She really loved singing the hymns. She loved to sing and dance. She was a member of the Sweet Adelines for over 15 years. She loved holidays and she and Maurine decorated for every single one. They enjoyed an especially sweet and close relationship.

She is survived by her son Gary, daughter in law Maurine, eight Ramos and three Hunt grandchildren, and almost 39 great-grandchildren all of whom lovingly remember her as MamMa.

Services were held on Nov. 7, 2016 at in the Ephraim Stake Center, Ephraim, Utah. Interment was in the Ephraim Park Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at www.rasmussenmortuary.com.

The entire Ramos family would like to express their deep appreciation to all those caregivers who served so diligently in making the last two years of her wonderful life more comfortable.