DANBURY, Conn. - Ramon Luis "Chino" Ramos, Sr. of Danbury died Monday, Dec. 2. He was 78.
Ramos was born Oct. 8, 1935, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, son of Gregorio and Maria Melecio Ramos. He attended schools in San Juan and was a horse trainer there before moving to Danbury in 1955. A former employee of the Mallory Hat Factory and Barden Corporation in Danbury, he was a longtime produce manager with various supermarkets in the Danbury area. He was most recently with the A & P, retiring in 2012. He attended the Kingdom Way Pentecostal Church in Danbury.
Ramos is survived by his daughters, Ada Mayoral of Danbury and Yvonne Betancourt (Miguel) of Danbury; sons, Rev. Ramon Luis Ramos, Jr. (Ines) of Danbury and Danbury Police Detective, Luis O. Ramos; six grandchildren; brothers, Victor and Gregory of Fla.; sisters, Juana Guevarez and Maria Camacho, both of Fla.; 14 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and wife, Agueda Vasquez Ramos.
Calling hours are Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 18 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury, CT 06810. Burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Danbury Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #28 Survivors Fund, 375 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Fairfield County Chapter, 200 Connecticut Avenue, 5H, Norwalk, CT 06854 or go to www.jdrf.org
For more information, please visit: www.thegreenfuneralhome.com
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