Rita L. Cruz
Born on July 18, 1925
RITA L. CRUZ
VICTORIA - Rita L. Cruz, 88, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013. She was born July 18, 1925 in Goliad to the late Jose Ambrisio Lopez and Luz Mungia Lopez. She was a Catholic and a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughters, Rosa Elva Gonzalez of CD Victoria, Mexico, Julia Torres of Victoria, Rita Parker of Victoria, Lucy Padierna of Victoria, Rosa Estella Sierra of Meyersville, Rose Irma Robles of Victoria, Norma Reyna of Victoria, and Gloria Garza of Bloomington; sons, Margarito Cruz of Victoria, Eusebio Cruz Jr. of Victoria, Jose Cruz of Victoria, Hector Cruz of Victoria, and Elizar Cruz of Victoria; 57 grandchildren; and 126 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eusebio M. Cruz; daughter, Isabel Casares; son, Silvano Cruz; sisters, Oralia Gonzalez and Maria Luisa Cruz; and brother, Antonio Lopez.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Artero Memorial Chapels. Funeral Mass will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday September 5, 2013 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Burial at Resurrection Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Abe Torres III, Raymond Parker Jr., Johnny Padierna Jr., Fernando Casares, Alex Sierra Jr., John C. Robles Jr., Ruben C. Garza Jr., and Julian R. Cruz. Honorary pallbearers: Joey Cruz Jr., Hector Cruz Jr., Eric Parker, Fabian Cruz, Trey Cruz, Armando Casares Jr., and Gabriel Padierna.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212.