Published: April 03, 2009
Jesus R. Ramos
Jesus R. Ramos of Santa Paula passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Ventura County Medical Center. Jesus was born May 12, 1983 in Santa Paula, CA.
He worked as a traffic control technician for the last four years. He enjoyed working on his cars and showing them at the car shows. One of his favorite things was spending time with his girls.
He is preceded in death by his great grandfather Ricardo Guerrero, grandfather Emilio Ramos, great grandmother Apolonia Paz, grandmother Valentina Espinoza, and uncle Jose Espinoza.
Jesus is survived by his wife, Vanessa V. Ramos; daughters Izabell, age 3, and Jazalyn M. Ramos, age 1; parents Jesus and Francisca Ramos; grandparents Gorgonio and Agustina Tobias; best friend who was like a brother to him, Juan A. Hurtado; in-laws Navarro and Lopez families; sisters-in-law Valeria (husband Alejandro) Martinez, and Cristina and Natalia Lopez; brothers-in-law Oscar Navarro and Jorge Lopez Jr.; godson Alejandro Martinez Jr.; cousins Tina Esparza, Francisco and Jesus, Patty Dominguez, Gorgonio, David, Elvia and Adrian Tobias, Jorgie and Yazmin, Gerardo, Alondra and Erica Ramos, Ricardo and Gabriel Tobias, Carlos Almazan, Charlie, Martin, Edgar, Natalie Ramos; so-so-so many other uncles, aunts and cousins; Family Tobias, Family Ramos, Family Dominguez, Family Esparza, Family Sandoval, Family Rojas, Family Garza, Family Posadas, Family Montelongo, Family Almazan; nephews and nieces Alejandro Martinez Jr., Isaac and Celina Sandoval, Adril Rojas Jr., Francisco Dominguez Jr., Valeria, Jenny Anahi, Isaac Esparza, Emily Tobias, Ida Caine and Aniela Almazan; not to forget the New Vision Car Club of Santa Paula and the Highway technologies.
I would like to take time to thank all of our friends and family for putting together those car washes. Especially our New Vision family.
To my babe Jesus R. Ramos: I love you Daddy, you were my soul mate, my life, my love, my everything. I’m gonna miss you more than anyone can ever understand. It will be the little things that I will remember, the quiet moments, the smiles and the laughter. You were taken away from us way too soon but I know you are going to be watching over us, to take care of us, we will NEVER forget you. Thank you Daddy for staying so strong those 26 days. Don’t forget “I love you MORE!!”
Funeral mass will be Friday, April 3, 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, with Father Charles Lueras officiating. Burial will follow at the Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Funeraria del ángel Stetler Mortuary, 128 S. 8th St., Santa Paula, 525-5595.
Mary D. Dominguez
Mary D. Dominguez, 70, was born in Santa Paula, California on July 31, 1938. She was the daughter of Marcial and Concepcion Duran. She was a resident of Ventura County throughout her life, living briefly in San Diego, California. Mary passed away after a lengthy illness on Friday, March 27, 2009, with her family by her side.
Mary was a homemaker the majority of her life. She worked for a short while at Santa Paula Memorial Hospital.
Mary loved her family and took her greatest pleasure in the company of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She loved family outings and was a fantastic cook. Her home was always a safe and loving haven of goodness and hospitality. She was devoted to her children, sisters and brothers, and parents.
Mary is survived by her children, Joanne (Troy) Helton of Santa Paula, Ronnie (Jane) Dominguez of Camarillo, Donald (Leonor) Dominguez of South Pasadena, and Gilbert Dominguez Jr. of Santa Paula; sisters Nadine Hernandez and Sally Duran; grandchildren Arlene (Malcolm) Prado, Katie Dominguez, April Dominguez, Timothy Dominguez, Jacqueline Dominguez, and Raquel Dominguez; great-grandchildren Marcus Prado, Alyssa Prado and Marcel Prado; mother-in-law Lucy Dominguez; sister-in-law Barbara (Manuel) Moreno; brother-in-law John (Dolores) Dominguez; sister-in-law Laura Duran; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Gilbert Dominguez, and her brothers Joe Duran and John Duran.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all the medical staff at Community Memorial Hospital and Mary’s primary physician Dr. Gary Deutsch for the excellent medical care and support provided to our mother. Also a special thank you to her caregiver Juanita Mendoza.
There will be a Rosary at 10 a.m., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. to be celebrated on Thursday, April 2 at Saint Sebastian Church in Santa Paula, officiated by Father Pasquale Vuoso. Interment will follow at Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Skillin Carroll Mortuary, 805-525-3391.
Our mother, grandmother and sister will be greatly missed by all who truly loved and cared for her dearly. “God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers,” which is so descriptive of Mary Dominguez.
Richard A. Hernandez
Our beloved Father, Brother, Uncle, Grandpa and Niño went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 29 with family at his side. Richard was one of 16 children born to John C. Hernandez and Margarita Aguilar on May 24, 1933, born in Santa Paula and attending local schools.
Richard joined the Army and served during the Korean War. After returning he worked at the Naval base in Port Hueneme for a time, later becoming a truck driver for Andrews Trucking, and then finished his career driving for the Ortiz Brothers.
Richard leaves behind his beloved wife, Lupita, who took exceptional care of him during his last ailing years; his children from his first marriage, John Hernandez, Richard Hernandez, and Diana Garcia; children from his second marriage, Nancy Monzon and Johnny Hernandez; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his father, John, his mother Margarita, his brother Nick, and sisters Loli Contreras and Alice Sigala. He also leaves behind his siblings, Lawrence Chavez, Carmen Rodriguez, Simon Hernandez, Frank Hernandez and wife Agnes, Raymond and Ramona, Elanor and Juan Gomez, Mercy and Chava, Mike (wife Josie) Hernandez, Danny Hernandez, Georgie Hernandez, Josie, and David Hernandez.