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Juan S. Ruiz

August 19, 1939 — December 22, 2023

Laredo, Texas

On December 22, 2023, God called Mr. Juan S. Ruiz back home to be with him at the age of 84 in San
Antonio, Texas. He was born in Laredo, Texas on August 19, 1939, the son of the late Antonio Ruiz Sr.
and Ernestina Leza de Ruiz. He touched so many lives in many different ways, as a husband, father,
grandfather, a relative and friend. His integrity, faith, unwavering concern for others, love of sports,
dedication to work and always doing the right thing is an example for all. He modeled the importance of
family, love and togetherness to his wife and daughters. His example will live on in his honor.


He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Socorro Bernal, Santa Alvarado, Margarita Rubio, and
Antonio Ruiz.


Left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved spouse of 59 years of marriage: Irma Leal Ruiz;
daughters: Irma Laura (Adrian, III) Gonzalez, Sylvia A. Ruiz, Veronica Hilda (Stephen J.) Garza, and
Sonia E. (Greg) Tovar; grandchildren: Greg Tovar Jr., Arianna E. Gonzalez, Mia I. Tovar, Sophia M.
Garza, Adrian Gonzalez IV, and Gerardo Gonzalez; sister: Ana Maria Montalvo, as well as numerous
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


The family will receive condolences on Thursday, December 28, 2023, from 5 to 9 pm at Hillside
Funerals & Cremations, where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will be offered at 7 pm.


Funeral service will take place on Friday, December 29, 2023, departing at 8:45 am from the funeral home to St. John Neumann Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 am.


Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.


Arrangements are under the direction and guidance of Hillside Funerals & Cremations; 310 W. Hillside
Rd.; Laredo, TX 78041; 956.724.6060

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 28, 2023

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Hillside Funeral & Cremations

310 Hillside Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary

Thursday, December 28, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Hillside Funeral & Cremations

310 Hillside Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, December 29, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. John Neumann Catholic Church

102 Hillside Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

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Rite of Committal and Interment

Friday, December 29, 2023

10:15 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

3601 McPherson Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

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