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Ramona Consiglia (DiCenzo) D'Eramo


Ramona D'Eramo

July 15, 1928 — Oct. 15, 2020 (age 92)

CANFIELD — Ramona Consiglia (DiCenzo) D’Eramo, 92, passed away Thursday evening (Oct. 15) from COVID-19.

Ramona was born on July 15, 1928 in Youngstown, the daughter of Cesare and Viola (DeGennaro) DiCenzo.

She was a 1946 graduate of Girard High School and was a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley.

Ramona married her childhood sweetheart and the love of her life, Joseph W. D’Eramo on Nov. 13, 1948 at Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Briar Hill.

In addition to being a proud homemaker, Ramona was an insurance adjustment agent and later became the office manager at Buckeye Union and Continental Insurance.

Ramona was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica.

Ramona enjoyed ballroom dancing, china painting and traveling to Florida to spend the winters with her beloved grandchildren, family and friends.

She also enjoyed shopping with her daughters and was an excellent baker. Her family will especially miss her amazing pizzelles and kolochi which always were made to perfection.

Ramona will be remembered for her caring personality and her acts of kindness. She was a wonderful mother and beloved grandmother and will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her.

Ramona leaves behind her beloved husband of 72 years, Joseph W. D’Eramo; children Dennis (Jo) D’Eramo, Renee (Joseph) DeAngelo and Michelle D’Eramo; grandchildren Joseph Ulozas, Deanna Magee, David (Allison) D’Eramo and Michael DeAngelo and Anthony DeAngelo; and great-grandchildren Matthew Magee, Gianna Magee Christina K. D'Eramo and Vincent D’Eramo.

In addition to her parents, Ramona was preceded in death by her daughter and son-in-law, Denise (Robert) Ulozas; a brother, Peter DiCenzo; and a sister, Patricia “Bunny” Deitsch.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday (Oct. 19) at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica, 343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio officiating. 

The family and church will be practicing social distancing and proper health protocols. Attendees are asked to wear a mask or facial covering. If you are unable to attend, the family understands and acknowledges your thoughts and prayers as a tribute to Ramona.

Private entombment will take place at Green Haven Memorial Gardens, Canfield.

Ramona’s family wishes to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff at the Assumption Village, especially those working in the COVID unit that showed so much care and support throughout this difficult time.  

In lieu of flowers, material contributions can be made in Ramona’s name to ASPCA because of her love for animals or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis Tenn. 38105.

Family and friends may visit to sign the guest book and send condolences to Ramona’s family.

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