RAMIREZ, Florencia of 37 Whiting Road, Wellesley Hills, beloved wife of Dr. Alberto Ramirez of Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospital, died of a pulmonary embolism in Paris, France on July 25, 2012. Florencia was born on June 16, 1945 in Cali, Colombia, daughter of Alejandro Martinez and Luz Caicedo of Cali, Colombia and was the sister of Gloria, Alejandro, Luz, Alvaro, Carlina, Sonia, Santiago, and Mildred. Florencia was the loving mother of Eduardo Alberto Ramirez and his wife Kara of Pasadena CA, Jaime Andres Ramirez and his wife Amy of Manhattan NY, and Dr. Monica Ramirez of Boston. She was also the grandmother of Sophia, Bianca, Elias, and Gabriella. A 38-year resident of Wellesley, she was a real estate broker for Coldwell Banker in Wellesley, and very involved in the community at large. She was a member of the Wellesley Club and a long-time member of the Wellesley Country Club. She attended Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia and Clark College in Iowa.
A Memorial Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, 9 Glen Rd. Wellesley Hills, Wednesday, August 1, at 11 AM followed by a reception at the Wellesley Country Club. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.