Leonidas E. Ramirez
Age: 76 Iselin
Leonidas E. Ramirez aka “Esperanza” (nee Abreu), 76 of Iselin, NJ, died Friday, November 19, 2021 at Home.
Born in Tavera Abajo, La Jaguita, La Vega Dominican Republic, she lived in Perth Amboy before moving to Iselin. She was employed by Schott Brothers as a Seamstress for 35 years before retiring. She is the matriarch of her family and a woman of great faith, devoted to God. She was married to her late husband, the love of her life, Andres Ramirez for 47 years. She is a compassionate and caring soul who lived up to her nickname “Esperanza” for being a light of kindness and hope for everyone she met in life. She loved to cook, sing, and go to church to serve the Lord. She lived for her daughters, great-grandchildren, and grandchildren who she raised, loved, and cared for tremendously.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Andres Ramirez who passed away in 2013, her parents, Sofia (nee Fernandez) and Ramon E. Abreu.
She is survived by her daughters, Amarilis Ramirez and her husband Cristobal Abreu, Nilsa Alejandro and her husband Juan. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Michelle Idalis, Cathy Lynn, Celine Abreu and her great-grandchildren Elias Andres and Sofia Lynn Abreu.
In lieu of flowers and in her honor, please send donations to the Parkinson’s Foundation at https://www.parkinson.org
A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 12 pm at St. Joseph's RC Church in Carteret. Entombment will be at Alpine Cemetery in Perth Amboy, NJ.
Visiting hours are Private. Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home 419 Barclay Street NJ, 08861