Luz H. Cruz
Luz H. Cruz, 85, of Uvalde died on Jan. 14, 2018, in San Antonio.
A funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1932, in Uvalde to Catarina (Rodriguez) and Macedonio Herrera.
She married Armando D. Cruz on May 13, 1950, in Uvalde.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, of Uvalde; three daughters, Otila Padilla and Linda Alcorta and husband, Ruben, all of San Antonio, and Mary Elsie Morales and husband, Catarino, of Concan; one son, Armando D. Cruz Jr. and wife, Amanda, of San Antonio; 11 grandchildren, Phillip Padilla, Amanda Lira, Tres Morales, Jennifer Swierc, Jacob Alcorta, Miranda Matta, Daniel Alcorta, Adrianna Cruz, Alejandro Cruz, Alonzo Cruz and Adelina Cruz; 11 great-grandchildren, Andrew Alcorta, Isabel Matta, Isaac Matta, Isela Matta, Amaris Lira, Allyson Lira, Jazlyn Lira, Julianna Lira, Ellie Alcorta, Emma Alcorta, and Karina Alcorta; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cruz was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Joe Herrera, Victor Herrera and Mario Herrera; two sisters, Maria Nevarez and Irene Flores; and one son-in-law, Raul Padilla.
A rosary was recited on Tuesday and again yesterday at 7 p.m. at Rushing -Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Pallbearers will be Phillip Padilla, Jacob Alcorta, Tres Moralas, Daniel Alcorta, Alejandro Cruz and Alonzo Cruz.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com