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“Miss Mercy and family,I'm sorry I could not make it to the funeral. I am so sorry for your loss and Ramon will be greatly missed. Thank you for...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Sara George - Long beach, CA

“Rest in peace, Brother Ramon, from another Brother of the Indio Knights of Columbus.Brother Richard Candelaria ”
2 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“God bless him and his family, I had the opportunity to meet him when I drove a school bus!Praying for all! ”
3 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“Mercy, we attended the funeral services for Ramon. The OLPH Church was packed with family and friends. Standing room only. Even the Eagles Lodge,...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: gloria velasquez - Indio, CA

“I'm so sorry for Your loss, My Condolences for all Your Family. Lo siento mucho Mercy. Minerva Munoz ”
5 of 36 | Posted by: minerva munoz - indio, CA

“What a beautiful service today! So much love from so many people that Ramon has touched in his life! I feel so lucky to be one of them! Hang in...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Gina Machado - Indio, CA

“Mercy I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words at a time like this. You and your family will be in my prayers. ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: Lynne Perez - Indio, CA - Friend

“Alvarez Family, True and Sincere words to a Father and Friend. Ramon will always be remembered by Me as "A step up too the plate n do it" type of guy...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm going to miss you my Brother. Your random calls to check up on me, keeping me up to date on high school football in the Coachella Valley, and...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“Our Deepest Condolences to the Alvarez Family. We are really going to miss Ramon and his Huge Heart of Gold. Ramon was such a giving person. We...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: John & Belen Blanco - Chula Vista, CA

“Remembering when me and Deedee were little n u Nana would have to takes us every where with u guys..do much memories I will hold close...til we see u...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Melissa Medina - Coachella, CA

“My thoughts and prayers for the Alvarez family. May the Lord bring peace to your heart. ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: Diana Fermon - Indio, CA

“The loss of Mr. Alvarez really hurt me. Coach Alvarez influenced so many and really treated us all like family. Not only the football players but...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Jay Jerez - Indio, CA

“Thank you Coach Alvarez for being an amazing, easy to talk to, loving man. I'm going to miss seeing you at random times in the valley, always asking...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Kevin - San Diego, CA

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort and strength for the family during this difficult time. ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: Yolanda and Robert Hodges - Indio, CA

“Thank you Mr. Alvarez for you support of all Erica's cheer friends through out the years. Sending my love to you Erica and your family. My heart is...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Katrina Jasso - Bermuda Dunes, CA

“My thoughts and condolences to your family! He was such a sweet man! All my love, Alicia Romero Bertolette ❤ ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Alicia Romero Bertolette - CA

“Mercy & Family,I could not imagine what you are going through at this time I pray for you and your family. Ramon long time high school friend will...Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: hope tapia (franco) - indio, CA

“We found each other again after 30+ years and it was a wonderful day filled with childhood memories. I will always remember you as "Little Ramon" and...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Lourdes Vega - La Quinta, CA

“Miss Mercy and family, My sincerest condolences and prayers are extended to you all. I pray you all be sustained by God's grace through this...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Brenda Johnson - Indio, CA

“My most heartfelt sorrow as you mourn your loss of Ramon, a husband and a father to all of you. Much love and prayers being sent from here by your...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Miguel Montez Jr & Family - NV

“To my Niece Mercy and her children,I am still in shock . However, deep in my heart Iknow my nephew Ramon is in Heaven and I amsure he has already...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Jack Sloan - Indio, CA

“Ramon: You were so good to John in his last days! You and Sam came running, when John fell, and I could not get him up! You always did the Lord's...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Kathleen Ross - Indio, CA

“My most sincere condolences. Ramon will always have a special place in my heart, as without him, I would not have met the love of my life. Thank...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Leti Rodriguez - Cathedral City, CA

“Mercy and family, my deepest sympathy and praying that God help you during this difficult time. I remember both of you as sweethearts from high...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“Mercy, Erica, Ramon, and Sammy....Wishing you comfort in your time of sadness, and hoping you know that even though there are no perfect words to...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Correa/Lopez Family - Indio, CA

“Ramon you will be missed dearly, you and Mercy were the perfect couple. My old friend I'm so sorry for you and your children, my prayers are with you...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Esperanza Munoz Jarvio - Indio, CA

“Erica, Boo, and Sammy...Know that your dad will be with you always in your heart and memory; smiling and loving you!Our deepest sympathy, thoughts...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Albert Singleterry - CA - Friend

“Mercy, my deepest condolences for you and your family. Such a true love that you and Ramon shared. I can only imagine how sad you are to not have...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Edna Connolly - San Diego, CA

“My dear friend Mercy,Our most heartfelt and sincere condolences to you, Erica, Boo, and Sammy. You know how special Ramon was to us all, and how our...Read More »
30 of 36 | Posted by: Albert Singleterry - CA - Friend

“Ramon, you have been a great friend to my family and also a fun to be around co-worker. You will deeply be missed. Prayers to the family. May you...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: Diana Rivera Tiaga - La Quinta, CA

“You will be missed my friend. My love and prayers to Mercy, your children and family. ”
32 of 36 | Posted by: Ellen Belyeu - Algoma, WI

“Ramon you hada heart of gold! Rest In Peace. Prayers for Mercy, your kids,and all of your family. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: George and Marjorie Castro - CA

“Rest In Peace Compadre. My heart is sadden because you are no longer here with all who love you. Our plan is never known and we are never promised...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Melinda Ruiz - Indio, CA - Family

“Cousin Mercy and family...just remember although he is not physically with you...he will be forever at your side...always in our hearts. We are...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Becky Arias Perez Vertti,Karla Caponera and family. - CA

“Doug and I are praying for your comfort. We know the many wonderful memories you shared with Papabear will bring you strength. I know he will watch...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Jackie Leany - Temecula, CA


Ramon Alvarez, 54, of Indio, CA was called to our Lord on August 1, 2017. Born to Maria Cruz Sanchez of Coachella, Ramon graduated from Coachella Valley High School Class of 1981. He attended University California of Riverside and upon his return to the Coachella Valley, Ramon married his high school sweetheart, Mercy, in 1982.
Ramon was part of the Desert Sands Unified School District family as a warehouse assistant. Serving his faith to the Lord, Ramon was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Indio Council of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Serving the community, he was a member of the Eagles Lodge and coached multiple youth sports from little league to high school football. Besides being a coach and mentor Ramon was an avid sports fan.
He leaves his beloved wife of 34 years Mercy Alvarez, his daughter Erica Alvarez and his two son's Ramon and Samuel Alvarez. He is also survived by his Mother, Maria Cruz Sanchez and his sister Yolanda Garza. He leaves behind large extended family. He was preceded in death by his aunt Berta Coronado and mother-in-law Alice Arias Torres.
Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Thursday August 10, 2017. Viewing at 10 a.m., with Rosary at 11 a.m. and mass at 11:30 p.m. Interment will follow immediately at Coachella Valley cemetery. Arrangement are being held by the Fitzhenry-Wiefels. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in care of to CVHS Alumni Assoc. P.O Box 3021, Indio CA 92202. Please note to CV-Indio Football Reunion Scholarship Fund in memory of Ramon Alvarez.