St. George, UT - Maria R. Noyola Ramirez, 84, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022. She was born April 8, 1938, in La Feria, Texas, to Manuel Ramirez and Anita Noyla Castaneda.
Raised in Texas, she was a hard worker at an early age. She quit school to help her mother raise her two brothers and sister. She later moved to Bakersfield, California, and raised her daughter where she worked as a farm laborer, and then as a seamstress. In 1994, Maria moved to St. George, Utah, and worked at her aunt’s restaurant, Paula’s Cazuela, where she was well liked by the locals. Maria loved to sew and had an eye for detail as she loved decorating and organizing.
Maria is survived by her daughter Maria Caples (Las Vegas, NV); grandchildren, Antonio Caples (Las Vegas, NV) and Remy Caples (Las Vegas, NV); brothers Juan Castaneda (Harlingen, TX) and Jaime Castaneda (Albuquerque, NM); Uncle Conrado Dominguez (St. George, UT); Aunt Paula Dominguez (St. George, UT) along with many cousins, nephews and nieces.
She is preceded in death by her Father Manuel Ramirez, Mother Anita Noyola Castaneda; Sister Olga Castaneda.
An evening viewing will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 6:00-8:00pm at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., Saint George, UT 84770.
A second viewing will take place on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 11:00 am-12:45 pm, followed by the funeral services at 1:00 pm, also at Spilsbury Mortuary.
The interment will take place at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 S Dixie Dr, St. George, UT 84770.
Family and friends that are unable to attend the services in person are welcome to view them virtually by clicking the link below:
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Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. 435-673-2454.
Family and friends are invited to leave a memory on Maria’s obituary page at www.spilsburymortuary.com