Virginia Santarin Ramos: Sept. 30, 1950 – Aug. 13, 2019

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On the evening of Aug. 13, 2019, with family by her side, Virginia Santarin Ramos, of Oak Harbor, Wash., died at the age of 68.

Virginia was born to Silvino and Pag-asa Santarin on Sept. 30, 1950 in Imus, Cavite, Philippines.

On Jan. 27, 1969, she married Ponciano Ramos and, together, they raised two children, Jonathan and Elaine.

Virginia immigrated to the United States of America the year after her wedding, first living in San Diego, Calif. As a U.S. Navy wife and homemaker, she lived around the world, including in Hawaii, the Philippines, and Spain, before finally settling in Oak Harbor.

She enjoyed singing in the chapel/church choirs, working at the Navy Exchange for 25-plus years as a “trainee,” and strengthening relationships with her church family, co-workers and many community members.

Virginia was known for her steadfast faith in God, encouragement, thankfulness, affection, generosity, and honesty.

She is survived by Ponce, her “boyfriend” (a.k.a., husband) of 50 years; her two children, Jonathan (Stephanie) and Elaine (Kevin); her five grandchildren, Nathanael, Hannah, Micah, Joshua, and Seth; and her brother, Rusty, and his son, John (J.C.).

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at Family Bible Church, 2760 Heller St., Oak Harbor, WA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Virginia can be made to the Poverty Response Team through Family Bible Church at oakharborfamilybible.org/ministries/poverty-response-team/ or the Pregnancy Care Clinic at islandspcc.org

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