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J. Cruz Padilla
J. Cruz Padilla Gonzalez, 77, longtime resident of Salinas, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 3, 1936, in Mexico.
He previously worked in agriculture as a farm worker for more than 20 years. Cruz was a member of AA for over ten years.
Cruz is survived by his wife, Abelina Padilla; daughters, Alberta, Maria de la Luz, Maria Angel, Avelina, Sanjuana, Veronica, Maria Guadalupe; sons, Rafael, Fidel, Ricardo, Jose Francisco, Feliciano and Jose de Jesus; eight brothers and five sisters; along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014; Rosary at 7 p.m., all at Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905.
A Funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 240 Calle Cebu, Salinas, CA 93901.
Burial to follow services at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 18200 Damian Way, Salinas, CA 93907.
Arrangements are entrusted to Healey Mortuary & Crematory, www.healeymortuary.com
Published in The Salinas Californian on Feb. 19, 2014
Healey Mortuary and Crematory
405 North Sanborn Road Salinas, CA 93905