Lucrecia Ruiz, a former longtime Rockaway resident, died June 4.
Ruiz was born in Las Marias, Puerto Rico on March, 15, 1927. She lived in Far Rockaway for 50 years before relocating to Florida in 2004. She was a member of Prince of Peach Church in Far Rockaway.
Ruiz was preceded in death by Benito Ruiz Jr. and Benito Ruiz Sr.
She is survived by her daughters, Margie Zabala, Lida LaValle and Brunilda Ruiz; sons, Ed Ruiz, Neff Ruiz, Joe Ruiz, David Ruiz and Robert Ruiz.
A funeral mass took place at Central Christian Church, Deerfield Beach, Florida.