Maria Christina Ramierez

Maria Christina Ramierez, age 94 of Sorber Mountain, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Gardens at Lakeside, Harveys Lake, with her daughter, Celia Maria Bixby by her side.

Mrs. Ramierez was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on June 18, 1923.

Maria was a kind and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by husband, Buenaventura Hernandez, son, Juan Hernandez and step-grandson, Jesse Bixby.

Maria is survived by daughter, Celia Maria Bixby and her husband Roswell, Jr. of Sorber Mountain; grandchildren, Tanya Paley, Christian Paley and Jonathan Hernandez; step-granddaughter, Tanya Bixby; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Brayden; step-great-grandchildren, Chloe and Mackenzie.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at the Gardens at Lakeside for the compassionate care they gave to Maria.