Rita Brown Ruiz

  • Birth 9 Jan 1953 Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 23 Apr 2000 Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Virden, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 45586396

"Rita Ruiz

Funeral services for Rita Louise Ruiz, 47, of Duncan, were held April 27 at the Church of Christ in Duncan.

She died April 23, 2000, in Tucson.

Interment was held at Virden Catholic Cemetery in Virden, N.M.

Rita was born Jan. 9, 1953, in Barnesville, Ohio, to Walter and Virginia Brown. She moved to Arizona in 1991 and then met and married Eddie Ruiz in June, 1997. They were blessed with three wonderful years of marriage.

Rita was a homemaker by heart. She loved to feed the birds, especially the quail that came to visit her, along with hummingbirds. She enjoyed gardening and her beautiful flowers. She loved to read and cook meals for her family.

Surviving are her parents, Walter and Virginia Brown of Ohio; her husband, Eddie of Duncan; a son, Charles Fliger of Ohio; step-children, Margi Manior of Indiana, Eddie Ruiz Jr. of Texas, Joanne Winters and Gina Booty, both of New Mexico, Lizz White of Texas and Julie Ruiz of Nevada; sisters, Ina Silverwood of California and Fay D'Ambrosia of Oregon; brother, Charles Brown of Connecticut; 14 grandchildren. Rita is also missed greatly by her pet Cocker Spaniel, Rowdy, and her Chihuahua, Chopper, along with everyone who had the pleasure of getting close to her.

Arrangements were under the direction of David's Safford Funeral Home."





  • Created by: Candy
  • Added: 18 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45586396
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rita Brown Ruiz (9 Jan 1953–23 Apr 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45586396, citing Virden Catholic Cemetery, Virden, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Candy (contributor 46888015) .