Herminia Ruiz of Clifton, AZ, passed away peacefully in her sleep, on September 21, 2016 in the home of her brother, T.E. Morales Jr. of Tucson, AZ. She was born February 3, 1922 to T.E., Sr. & Manuela Morales in Clifton, AZ.
She was raised and attended school in Clifton, AZ. She was a World War II veteran of the US Navy. She was employed by JC Penney’s as a member of the management team and retired after twenty years of service. Rest in eternal peace.
Herminia is survived by her sister Teresa Montez.
She is preceded in death by her two husband’s; Eddie Carbajal and Johnny Ruiz, brothers Joe Morales & T.E. Morales Jr., and sister Esther Marquez.
A viewing will be held at 8:00 a.m. followed by the Rosary at 9:00 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clifton, AZ. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Morenci, AZ.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory. Online condolences may be extended at www.caldwellfuneralchapel.com.