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Ernestina Ruiz

April 9, 1938 — March 27, 2021

Ernestina Martin Ruiz

April 9, 1938  ~  March 27, 2021

 

Ernestina Ruiz passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at a Katy hospital following a brief illness. She was born on April 9, 1938 in La Paloma Texas to the late Francisco and Maria DeLeon Martin.

 

Ernestina was raised in the La Paloma area and attended school there. She married Juan Ruiz on November 15, 1964 in Wharton. Ernestina worked as a seamstress. In addition to sewing, she enjoyed cooking and baking, reading, participating in church activities, including teaching religious class to children and all church activities and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren in their sport activities and other events.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mele Lucio and brother, Jose Luis Martin.

 

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Juan Ruiz, children Rhonda Ruiz, Rhoda Ruiz & Jose Castro, Roland & Cathy Ruiz and Randy & Carolina Ruiz, sisters, Lily Lucio, Irma Escalona, Rachel Bohn and Virginia Moreno, brothers Francisco Martin, Jr., Tony Martin and Detino Martin, grandchildren, Stephanie & Quincy Ragston, Stacy & Joseph Aguilar, Randy & Jessica Ruiz, Jr., Ryan & Chelsea Ruiz, Chase & Katy Ruiz, Kellsie Ruiz, Sebastian Castro and Jacob Castro and great grandchildren: Krystella Lopez, Ramiro Lopez, Mathew Lopez, Jocelyn Lopez, Dylan Silva, Devon Silva, Randy Ruiz III, Autumn Ruiz, Aden Ruiz, Bryson Ruiz, Connor Ruiz and Penny Aguilar.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects Tuesday, March 30th  after 5 pm at the Wharton Funeral Home, 515 E. Boling Hwy. with a rosary service to begin at 7:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 10 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 506 S East Ave in Wharton. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton.

 

 Anyone attending is asked to wear a mask.

 

Funeral services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.

Condolences may be left at www. whartonfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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Mass

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

506 South East Avenue, Wharton, TX 77488

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