Carmen Ramos Ayala Dies in Texas

Carmen Ramos Ayala

Carmen Ramos Ayala, better known as “Ping,” “Carmin” or “Pindok” died on March 21 in Houston, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Juan Ayala Figueroa and Veneranda Ayala Guadalupe; husband, Marcelo Ramos Garcia; brothers: Thomas Ayala and Luis Ayala; sisters: Ana Ayala, Benita Ayala Davis and Olga Ayala; sons: Juan Ramos and Marcelo Ramos Jr.; daughter; Virginia Ramos; and grandson, Eddie Steward.

She is survived by her sister, Iris Ayala; brother, Antonio Ayala; five children: Maria N. Cotto, Benjamin Ramos, Eddie Ramos, Samuel Ramos and Antonio Ramos; daughter in law, Zita Ramos, Ana E. Cruz Ramos and Ada Alonso Ramos; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lydia Ayala; and other extended family members too numerous to mention.

The first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Monday, April 26, at James Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 4040 Estate La Grande Princesse, Suite 9, Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI.

A second viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 27, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Christiansted. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations, the family requests that masks be worn at all times and social distancing be adhered to.