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Ramona Perez

April 1, 1930 — December 16, 2022

Reverend Ramona (Cruz) Perez, 92 of Worcester, passed away peacefully in the comforts of her home on Friday, December 16, 2022 with her family gathered by her side.

Ramona was born in Vieques, Puerto Rico, a daughter of the late Juan Cruz and Hijinia Mata.  After graduation from high school, she earned a Master’s of Religious Education from the Gordon-Cornwell Theological Seminary School, in Boston, MA. Ramona was a pastor and loving daughter of God at the First Church Pentecostal Rock of Salvation, for many years.

Ramona’s husband of 55 years, Reverend Jose Perez passed away on February 22, 2011.  She is survived by her nine children, Mercedes Guzman and her husband Domingo Fernandez of Worcester, Jose Miguel Perez and his wife Tonia of Springfield, Jose R. Perez and his wife Cheryl of Worcester, Carlos Perez and his wife Aida of Worcester, Maria Perez of Worcester, Ralph Perez and his wife BettyAnn of Southbridge, Edgar Perez and his wife Lisa of Tigard, OR., Nelly Perez of Worcester and David Perez and his significant other Nurys of Worcester; three sisters, Monserrate Cruz, Eulalia Cruz, and Gloria Sanchez all of Puerto Rico; 30 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. She is predeceased by three brothers and a sister, Miguel Angel Carmona, Carlos Cruz, Juan Cruz and Generosa Santana.

Service for Ramona will be held on Friday, December 30th at 10:00 am at the First Church Pentecostal Rock of Salvation, 595 Southbridge St., Worcester.  Burial will follow in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon, MA where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. A period of calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 29th from 4-7 pm in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ramona can be made to: First Church Pentecostal Rock of Salvation, 595 Southbridge St., Worcester, MA. 01610

 


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Thursday, December 29, 2022

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