Ramon Mario Medina, 82 years old, our beloved Dad and Tata, born in Casa Grande, Arizona and passed away peacefully on September 5, 2021 in Gilbert, Arizona.
He is survived by his children Susan (David) Leech, Deborah (Mike) Martinez, Ramon “Mario” (Aimee) Medina Jr, Daniel (Soledad) Medina, grandchildren Sara, Brian, Aaron, Theresa, Joe, Christopher, Mario, Analisa, Guy, Layla, Danielle, Dominique and Audrey, great-grandchildren Matthew, Jeremiah, Mikalah, Michael, Elizabeth, Alannah, Dominic, Genevieve, Charlotte, Emelia, baby Matthew and Jasiah, his sister Virginia and brothers Joaquin, Miguel, Rene, Juan and Alex, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Flora Medina, brother Pedro, sisters Anita, Dorina, Eva, Esther, and Rosa.
Ramon had a great love for his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He served his country for four years in the Air Force. He worked for Western Electric and retired from AT&T in 2001. He was an avid bowler and expert text messenger. He enjoyed his morning walks, exercise bike and Dunkin Donuts. He was loved by everyone who knew him because of his kind, funny, accepting, and loving nature. He will be truly missed.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Ramon’s name. https://www.supportdignityhealtheastvalley.org/ramon-medina-sr-memorial
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 8:00 A.M. with a Mass to be celebrated at 9:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Basilica, 231 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix. Burial to follow at St. Francis Cemetery. We kindly would like to inform those who plan to attend the services in person, will be required to wear a face mask inside the Basilica.