Maria Ramona Mercado, age 75, passed away on October 5, 2022. Beloved wife of Ramon Vargas. Devoted mother of Pastor Juan C. (Limarie) Vargas, Eric J. Vargas, and Yohara E. (Chris) Colon. Cherished grandmother of Jacob E., Damian, Yoharis, Ezekiel E., Christian C., and Levi E. Loving sister of Gonzalo Mercado, Efrain Mercado, Angel Mercado, Carmin Mercado, Blanca Mercado, and Rosy Mercado. Dear daughter of the late Manuel Mercado and Cesaria Rodriguez. Maria will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Family and friends are welcome for A Celebration of Her Life on Friday, October 7, 2022, from 6-9 p.m. at Slone & Co. Life Celebration Center 3556 West 130th St. Cleveland, OH 44111, where Closing Reflections will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 11 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.