Ramirez, Ernest "Ernie" Anthony, 94, was born to Guillermo and Bertha Ramirez on June 23, 1926 in Los Angeles. He was one of seven children. Ernest entered into Heaven on May 13, 2021. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 73 years, Jeanette. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. The beloved patriarch is survived by his children, Michael Ramirez and wife Rose, Anne Dwyer and husband Dennis, Steve Ramirez and wife Betsy, Susie Mozeleski and husband Terry, Jerry Ramirez and wife Cathy, Danny Ramirez, Julie Murphy and husband John and Tom Ramirez. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Ernie was born during the depression and worked very hard from a young age to help support his family. One of these jobs was selling newspapers on the corner and this was the start of his career in the newspaper dealership business. In June 1944 after turning 18, Ernie proposed to Jean and joined the Army. He was deployed in the Philippines where he participated in the invasion of the main island, Luzon and then to Japan as a Sergeant and earning the Bronze Star. Ernie and Jean raised their 8 children in Westchester, making many lifelong friends. Ernie was a devout Catholic at St. Jerome's and was active in many organizations. He served on the Parents Board, was Serra Club President, Catholic Charities Board and coached his son's baseball teams. In 1984 they moved to Huntington Beach and joined St. Bonaventure and later St. Anne's where he continued to participate. Ernie and Jean were wonderful role models for their family, which has grown to 80. They taught love of God, love of family, respect for other's and to always work hard. They never missed a family celebration, always supporting us. Dad will be greatly missed by us all. Love you Dad. Services are being held at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Seal Beach on Saturday, June 19 at 11am.


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