Some might have questioned what occurred to very long time (48 years) Santa Barbara residents, Richard Boulette and Teresa Ramirez-Boulette, PhD. They’re resting peacefully, collectively perpetually, in a Veterans Cemetery in South Texas as per their needs. Each Navy veterans, with Teresa attaining the rank of Officer.
Richard died all of the sudden on February 1, 2021. Teresa died Could 21, 2021 after a brief sickness. Particular due to Santa Barbara Metropolis Emergency Providers, Cottage Hospital and California Nursing Residence.
Teresa acquired her B.S. from Texas Ladies’s College, and whereas working at a Naval Hospital within the Psych ward. She accomplished her M.S. at College of Oregon. Leaving the Navy, the couple moved to Santa Barbara and commenced lengthy, distinguished careers with the County. Richard loved his work as a Probation Officer. Teresa started at Psychological Well being, in scientific work whereas she obtained her Ph.D. and submit Ph.D from UCSB.
Teresa was a Renaissance lady. She supplied Spanish language academic radio and tv applications, wrote a household pleasant therapy guide, and mentored many co-workers. She continued a personal apply as a psychologist after her retirement from the County.
Each cherished animals. A teenage Teresa captured, and loved feeding and caring for numerous snakes. Biology fascinated her! Richard had all the time had cats, and even had a favourite cat’s ashes enshrined on his desk. All through their 59 years of marriage, apart from a large assortment of rescue canines, additionally they had a deformed pet squirrel and a Kinkajou. The Kinkajou, Enrique, had a big cage in a nook of their storage of their residence on the Riviera. His cage resembled a rain forest. Richard and Teresa could possibly be seen day by day strolling their canines at Rocky Nook Park. All their animals had been thought-about household. Their surviving canine, thirteen-year previous Silverio, resides with Teresa’s oldest niece in Texas, the place he retains busy discovering loads of mischief.
Richard and Teresa, all through their marriage, traveled extensively, previous to their dedication to their pets. Each had been avid readers and loved the humanities, good music, the opera, and wonderful eating places.
Richard was predeceased by his dad and mom and a youthful brother. Teresa, the youngest of her era was predeceased by her dad and mom and her 7 siblings. Born into the despair, of decrease middle-class households, Richard and Teresa had been a hard-working couple who valued the cash they earned and needed to do good with it.
The 4 beneficiaries of their largess are Santa Barbara Humane Society, Viva Volunteers in Lompoc, Okay-9 Placement and Help League, and the Santa Ynez Valley Humane Society. The household hopes you bear in mind them with affection, as we do. If you want to make a donation of their reminiscence, any of the above, or an animal charity of your selection could be acceptable.