CHARLTON- Amy Witter Ramirez, 48, died Sunday, January 8, 2017 in UMass/Memorial University Campus, Worcester, with her whole family at her side.
She leaves her husband of 17 years, Ernest J. Ramirez; her parents, William E. and Susan K. (Johnson) Witter of Auburn; two sisters, Wendy S. Scanlon and her husband Donald of Millbury and Heidi A. Nicholson and her husband Richard of Leicester; 3 nephews, Timothy W. Scanlon, Adam T. Barter and Matthew V. Ramirez; 5 nieces, Candace E. Scanlon, Haley C. Nicholson, Riley E. Nicholson, Megan V. Barter and Katherine A. Ramirez; her in-laws, Dr. Ramiro N. Ramirez and Paula A. (Mackowiak) Ramirez of Webster; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Vincent P. Ramirez and his wife Elizabeth of Auburn and Victoria A. Barter and her husband Thomas of Oxford; and many friends. She also leaves her cats Oscar and Oreo.
She was born on January 7, 1969 in Worcester and raised in Auburn. She graduated from Bay Path Regional Technical Vocational School in 1987, where she studied cosmetology. She later attained her esthetician’s license from Assabet Valley Technical School in Marlborough.
Amy was an esthetician at St. Cyr Salon and then at the former Victoria Place, both in Worcester. She was currently a customer service representative at Hairlines/ Paul Mitchell in Shrewsbury.
She enjoyed summer camping in Millbury at Ramshorn Pond and also at Webster Lake with the family, as well as swimming, boating and sun bathing. She enjoyed being with her husband, her cats and her family. She had a special love bond with all her nephews and nieces. “A light that shined so brightly especially to those who knew her is now shining in heaven.”
The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors from UMass/Memorial Health Care Intensive Care Unit for the wonderful and compassionate care they gave our Amy.
The funeral will be held Monday, January 16, from Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main St., Webster, with at Mass at 10:00 AM in Saint Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb Street, Webster. Burial will be in Saint Joseph Garden of Peace. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday, January 15, in the funeral home.