|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1913|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2002|
James City County
Barbara A. Pine Ramage died in her sleep on January 4, 2002, at Patriot's Colony, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Survived by her children Joan Ramage Mitchell of San Diego, California; James Lawson Ramage and wife, Carolyn, of Williamburg, Virginia; Alfred Bruce Ramage of Winthrop, Massachusetts; and Virginia Ann Ramage Ross and son-and-law, James Ross, of Silver Springs, Maryland; a sister, Joan Pine Davis, and brother, Robert Pine, both of Cape Code, Massachusetts, eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Her husband of 55 years, VADM Lawson Peterson Ramage, was at the time of his death in 1990 one of the most highly decorated submariners in United States history, and the first living submariner to win the Congressional Medal of Honor, other than posthumously. They were longtime residents of Bethesda, Maryland, and spent summers in Cape Code, Massachusetts.
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mrs. Ramage's maternal grandfather, Judge Henry Cooper, was Secretary of State of the Rupublic of Hawaii. Her father, VADM James Pine, was Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, during World War II.
Mrs. Ramage studied art at the University of Hawaii, the Corcoran School of Art and American University. Many of her pictures were shown in Galleries, and now hang in private collections.
Mrs. Ramage christened three ships: the Spirit of Liberty, a merchant ship; the USS Gato (SSN-615); and the USS Ramage (DDG-61), a Guided Missile Destroyer named after her husband. She was active in the Navy Wives Clubs, Gray Ladies, Society of Sponsors, St. Margaret's Altar Guild and The Guild of St. Dunstan's.
A memorial service was held at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 5450 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, at 10:00 a.m. on Friday January 11, 2002, followed by a reception at the church and then at 2:00 p.m. by a graveside service at Arlington National Cemetery.
James Pine (1885 - 1953)
Ysabel Cooper Pine (1894 - 1982)
Lawson Paterson Ramage (1909 - 1990)
Barbara Alice Pine Ramage (1913 - 2002)
James Francis Pine (1920 - 1935)*
Robert Beekman Pine (1923 - 2009)*
Arlington National Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Martis Donald Ramage, Jr...
Record added: Dec 04, 2009
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