Tony V. Ruiz

Tony V. Ruiz passed away at his residence on Sunday, Nov. 13th, 2011, at the age of 82 years with his loving family by his side.

Tony was a native of Ripon, CA and has lived almost his entire life in Hollister. Tony was a member of Sacred Heart and St. Benedict ‘s Parishes. He enjoyed time spent with his family especially camping in the out of doors.

Surviving Tony are his wife Leandra Ruiz; his children and their spouses Tony Ruiz Jr. (Susan), Gloria Dunn (Patrick), David Ruiz, Raymond Ruiz, Helen Ruiz Dennis (A.J.), and Robert Ruiz; his step-daughter Margaret Butts; step-son Kneeland Haynes; many grand and great-grandchildren and his brother Manuel Ruiz.

He was predeceased by step daughter Frances LeDoux, and brother and sister Joe Ruiz and Carmen Rodrigues.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 17th, 2011, from 1:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M with the rosary recited at 7:00 P.M. at the Grunnagle Funeral Home Chapel. Family and friends will leave the chapel on Friday morning at 9:30 A.M. for a Mass commencing at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Donations are preferred to Hospice; the Cancer Society; or Sacred Heart Church.

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