PATRICIA CECILIA CRUZ, 68, resident of Deming passed away Saturday January 16, 2021 at the SW Rehabilitation Center of Southern New Mexico in Las Cruces.
Visitation will be Monday January 25, 2021 at 9 o’clock in the morning at the Cedar Hills Church of the Cross, 5550 Stern Drive in Las Cruces where funeral services will begin at 10 o’clock with Pastor Caleb T. Perez officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in Deming. Church capacity is 75 and Covid – 19 restrictions will be in place.
Patricia was born July 5, 1952 in Los Angeles, California to Pedro and Carmen Gonzalez Ceniceros. She has lived in Deming since 1990 having previously lived in Bayard, NM. Locally she was employed at Wal-Mart.
She is survived by her husband, Jose Antonio Cruz of Deming; sons, Peter De La O of Deming, Jerry De La O of Las Cruces, Phillip De La O of Artesia and stepson Mario Cruz of Phoenix, Arizona; daughter, Yvonne Otts of Albuquerque, step daughter Myra Cruz of Chihuahua, Mexico; brother Patrick Ceniceros of Orange County, CA; sister Diane Montano of Las Vegas, Nevada; 23 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her stepson Jose Cruz, sister Irene Camacho, and grandson Lawrence Garcia.
Pallbearers will be Robert Ramirez, Peter, Jerry, Eric, Timothy and Phillip De La O.
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