Ramil Avila Ibarra died on the 2nd of December 2018 at the age of 52, at his home in Azusa, California after a short illness. His visitation will be held at White's Funeral Home, 404 E. Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA 91702 on Tuesday, Dec. 11th from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. and Wednesday, Dec. 12th also from 6 to 9 P.M. On Thursday, Dec. 13th at 9:00 A.M. there will be a Mass at White's Funeral Home followed by interment at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA 90601.
Mr. Ibarra was born on 18th of April 1966 in Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines to Teresito de Belen Ibarra and Gloria Avila Ibarra. Ramil gained his Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Far Eastern University, Philippines in 1987. He went on to complete his Master of Science in Nursing specialized in Healthcare Education from University of Phoenix in 2013 where he was inducted by Honor Society of Nursing into Sigma Theta Tau International Omicron Delta Chapter. He worked in prestigious hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange County as a Registered Nurse. He was hardworking, a patient advocate and a nurturing nurse who provided the best quality of care to his patients, which he received various recognition for, such as employee of the month. He was one of the best clinical instructors to his nursing students. an experienced professor, approachable, supportive and a motivating teacher. He was highly active in protecting public values or making a difference in the community by engaging in civic duties. He served as a Kabataang Barangay chairman and became a student council president in college. Ramil was a part of a church choir in Our Lady of the Abandoned in Santa Ana, Manila. He was also involved in raising awareness and prevention of stroke thru community education. During his spare time he enjoyed watching movies and concerts as well as writing nursing anecdotes to share with his colleagues and students.
Ramil was one of the sweetest, kindest, generous and most selfless individuals one could ever meet.
Ramil died leaving behind his mother, Gloria, two brothers, Jay and Mel, three sisters, Ates, Vhie and Ampy, three nephews, Paul, MJ & Andre and five nieces Lorraine, Michelle, Gabbie, Melarni and Julianna,
He will be sorely missed.