Esther N. Cruz, 67, of Phoenix, passed away April 11, 2012. She was born in Phoenix, Arizona on April 29, 1944. Esther is survived by her brothers; Roy and Ray, sisters; Jennie, Elsie and Rosie, sons; Arnold and William, daughter; Cecilia, 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, April 20, 2012 beginning at 9:00 A.M. with Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 909 E. Washington Street, Phoenix. Interment will follow at Saint Francis Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.