Sylvia Ramos Olivarez passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021. She was born on August 31, 1948, in Alice, Tx and resided in Ricardo, Tx for 47 years. She was a loving, caring wife, mother, and grandmother who dedicated almost her entire life caring for her family. She was an amazing mother to her 3 children, grandchildren, and her love for her husband was unconditional and forever. Every person who knew her, loved her abundantly. She also enjoyed her time working in the cafeteria at Ricardo ISD for numerous years. Her love for small children was admired by all. For over 35 years she babysat many children she loved dearly as her own. She was extremely faithful in her love of our Lord. A very strong woman, never once complained about her illnesses and battles. Our beloved wife and mother now rejoices and rests in heaven with her Savior. In her last weeks, she spent at home with her close family and friends until she passed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicolas and Jesusa Ramos; siblings, Yolanda Torres, Edna Rodriguez, and Ruben Ramos.
Sylvia is survived by her husband, Alfredo Olivarez, Jr.; children, Andrew Steven Olivarez (Rebecca D. Olivarez), Joel Alfredo Olivarez, Laura Olivarez (Alberto Vargas); sister, Nora Rodriguez (Roberto Soliz, Jr.); grandchildren, Kassandra Hernandez, Andres A. Olivarez, Baylee Olivarez, Audrey O. Guzman, and Raegan Olivarez; step-grandchildren, Eric De La Rosa, David Cavazos, Meranda Cavazos; 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with the rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Chamberlain Cemetery.
The family appreciates your thoughts, prayers, and condolences. Per the family’s request, masks must be worn at the funeral home and church services.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Texas 78363.