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House of Praise International
Friday June 10th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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House of Praise International
Friday June 10th, 2022

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Calvary Cemetery
Friday June 10th, 2022

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Irma Ana Ruiz

Irma Ana Ruiz, age 66 of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Born April 14, 1956 to Francisco and Felicita (nee Alicea) Garza in Lorain, Ohio, Irma spent her entire life in Lorain.  She graduated from Southview High School in 1975 and later attended Lorain County Community College where she was on the Dean’s list. Irma also worked at Convenient on 42nd Street as well as Fisher Fazios, Lorain Public Library and for 27 years as a cashier at Lowes in Elyria.

Irma enjoyed dancing, shopping, gardening, and cooking.  Above all she was a wonderful caretaker who enjoyed taking care of her entire family as well working on puzzles and crafts with her grandchildren.

Surviving is her husband of 42 years, Paul Ruiz Jr.; sons, Daniel Ruiz Rivera and Paul (Alicia) Ruiz III; daughter, Melissa (Matthew) Mitchell; grandchildren, Victoria, Daniel, Merciana, Andrés, Jaydon, Amaurion, Marell and Amri; great-grandson, Enzio; brothers, Francisco Garza and Gerard Garza as well as her sisters, Patricia Gordon, Martha "Tita" Guzman, Theresa (Francisco “Tito”) Boneta and Maria Cortez-Gonzalez.

She was preceded in death by both of her parents.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 10 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. at House of Praise International Church, 4321 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Rev. Gilbert Silva will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

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A candle was lit in memory of Irma Ruiz

Henry gonzales Jun 11 2022 1:14 PM

Our Condolences to Paul Sr., Daniel, Paul Jr., Melissa, and all family with the passing of my dear and loved cousin "Irma"! Irma you were so loved by so many, and God knows how special and dear you are in my heart!! I will forever recall all the great memories we shared together in family and growing up!! One day we will be together again cuz!! May you rest in peace, my dear and special Irma!! Love you, Alicia & Miguel

Alicia and Miguel Gonzalez Jun 10 2022 5:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Irma Ruiz

Terri Thomas Jun 10 2022 1:24 PM

Garza and Ruiz family
I will celebrate my Freind Irma’s life with great jr high and some high school memories. She is and always will be a shining star. God Bless Irma’s family and heal your hearts.

Mary Jun 10 2022 4:04 AM

I will cherish the times we spent at the salon. You were always so sweet and loved your glittery nails… I love you 💗

Sandra Correa Jun 9 2022 11:16 PM

My dear Cousin Irma. ♥️ time might have gone by...but...whenever we saw you at Lowe's..it was always like we never missed anytime in between. Your wonderful personality and beautiful laugh! And a smile that could Light Up a Room. I know you were called home so soon because you are needed in Heaven. Even though it left us All very Shocked and Sad...we will see you Again when we are All called Home. Until then...Tell All the Family We Miss And Love Everyone. Until we meet again...watch over us and know you are Loved & Missed Greatly ♥️

Gloria Hill Jun 9 2022 4:12 PM

Rest In Peace, Dear Irma. My deepest condolences to the family.

Doris Rosario Jun 9 2022 9:43 AM

I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Irma, you were such a sweetheart and raised 3 amazing children. God bless you and your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Cristy Kasetty (kutyba) Jun 9 2022 8:13 AM

I am so sorry for your loss and will keep the family in my prayers. Your mom was a special lady.

Shirley Boyle Jun 9 2022 7:23 AM

I am at a loss for words and send my condolences. Irma was such a sweet lady, always kind and thoughtful and helpful at Lowe’s whenever we saw her. RIP Irma, you will be missed.

Evelyn Ruiz Turton Jun 8 2022 2:21 PM

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