Joined our heavenly father on April 23, 2011. She leaves behind her husband Charlie of 59 years along with her six children; Luis (Rosie), Dahlia, Ruth (Isreal), Cathy (Steve), Debbie (Victor) and Robert, 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 3 great, great-grandchildren, 1 sister Velia Madrid and 1 brother Johnny Ruiz numerous nieces and nephews. Mother was a beautiful and loving person, always giving. Mother you will always be our sunshine. Love you forever Mama. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00pm with a Rosary at 7:00pm on Sunday, May 1st at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00am, Monday, May 2nd, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1421 South 12th Street, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.