Anna M. Ramus, age 96, formerly of Portage PA and Highland Falls NY, born August 23, 1923 in Acosta PA, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at River Garden Hebrew Home in Jacksonville FL.
Anna retired from the West Point Child Development Center where she was Assistant Director. She was also a member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Guild in Portage PA.
"Mom will forever be remembered for her love of family, devotion to her church, compassion for others in need, and her wonderful meals. Her home was a place of warmth and hospitality. Mom gave the best hugs ever! She was a beautiful example of how to live and love others with her kindness, generosity and selflessness. Our mom lived a long and rich life and will be forever remembered in our hearts and the hearts of others."
Anna was predeceased by her husband, Edward Ramus of 58 years, parents Charles and Vitalina (Pasini) Scipione, and second father Fiorindo Scipione, brothers Mario (Kirk) Pasini, Fred, Ted, Dominic (Scub), Ben, Tony Scipione, and sisters Cecilia Damron, and Josephine Scipione. Survivors include her children Antoinette Austin of Houston TX, wife of the late William Austin, Margaret (Margie) Reidy and her husband Kevin of Houston TX, Frank Ramus and his wife Lisa of Walden NY, Jeanne Vura of Ponte Vedra FL. Grandchildren are Jay and Michael Stewart, Kevin Reidy and Katherine Mowery, Christopher and Leanna Ramus, and great grandchildren are Brayden, Jordan, Colton, Alexis, Benjamin, Jake, Logan, and David. She is also survived by her brother Frank Scipione and his wife Ruth of Worthington OH, and her best friend for over 80 years, Nell Baran of Portage PA, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 9:30-11:00 am at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls NY. A funeral mass will be celebrated immediately following at 11:30 am at Sacred Heart Church, Highland Falls NY. There will be a private entombment at Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Middle Hope NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Anna Ramus to Amazing Place, 3735 Drexel Drive, Houston TX 77027.