CLIFTON, N.J. -- Efrain E. Ramos, of Clifton, died on Monday, Jan. 16. He was 74.
Born and raised in Cartagena, Columbia, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1968 residing in Union City and Guttenberg before moving to Clifton in 2001. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in 1964 from Coleigo de la Esperanza in Cartagena, Columbia. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church in West New York. He was a baseball enthusiast and loyal NY Yankees fan. Prior to retiring, he was a machine engineer with Thomas Bakery in Totowa for over 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Cira C. (Gonzalez) Ramos; children, Cira S. Ortiz and late husband, Joe and Stephanie A. Reyes and husband Ernie; grandchildren, Linda, Cindy, Victoria and Olivia.
The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, Jan. 20, 5-9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. service at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn. Cremation will be private. Flowers would be appreciated.