Manuel Ramirez, 66, of Kutztown Road Muhlenberg Twp., died Saturday May 16 in the Reading Hospital.
He was the husband of Virginia Rivas De Ramirez.
Born in La Vega, Dominican Republic he was a son of the late Juan Alonzo Ramirez and Francisca (Fabre) Ramirez.
Mr. Ramirez was self-employed as a general contractor
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Awilda Ramirez, Joan Ramirez, Gabriel Ramirez and Elizabeth Ramirez; his grandchildren Denise Ramirez, Xavier Ramirez, Isabella Ramirez, Erickson Ramirez and Javish Ramirez; and his siblings Ana, Pedro, Pablo, Ramon, Piro, Maria Estella, Aguedita, and Gertrudis.
Private Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated in St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Orsulak Celebrant. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery.