Rami Diaz-Cooper was born in El Paso TX on January 17, 1962 to Samuel H. Cooper & Ramona Diaz-Cooper. She attended Martin Luther King High School in New York, NY. In her Junior year, she transferred to Herbert Hoover High School in San Diego, CA; graduating in 1980. Rami graduated from the University of San Diego in 1985 after studying Business Administration & Management. She also studied Computer Science at San Diego Mesa College.
Rami had a rich & well-lived life personally, professionally and as a mother. She was a seasoned Human Resources professional, handling employee compensation & staffing needs and worked for several prestigious companies, including The George Washington University & WMATA. Rami was married in 1990 to her late husband Moussa in a civil ceremony in New York, NY and lived her married life in Beltsville, MD. She became a mother on December 28, 2001, when her beloved son Diego was born. Rami loved being Diego’s mother and she was always proud of her son & his accomplishments – academically and on the basketball court. She was adventurous, which helped her to visit and live in many places within the Continental US and Mexico. Rami was also a great cook, renown for her delicious Gumbo & Sockitomee Cake.
Rami was a generous soul that will be missed by her entire family. Rami is survived by her loving son Diego, her sisters Liduvina (Nina), Cuizelle, Yolanda, Hermelinda and her 90-year-old uncle Angel L. Diaz (Uncle Vincent). She is also survived by the multitude of nieces and nephews who will deeply mourn her passing, along with dear friends who became a part of her tribe.
Rami, you ran the race set before you & completed it on August 9, 2018. From that date on, you joined that great cloud of witnesses in Heaven.
Well done, thy good and faithful servant.
Rest in Power,
Your Loving Family
On Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Advent Funeral & Cremation Services, 9013 Annapolis Road, Lanham, MD 20705; Service 1:00 p.m.