Carmen Ruiz, 86, of New Britain passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Hemeregildo Rodriguez and Agustina Rivera. Carmen was a New Britain resident for over 30 years and was a member of St. Mary Church.
Surviving are seven sons, Benny Ruiz, Pedro Ruiz, William Ruiz, Carlos Ruiz, Israel Ruiz, Dimas Ruiz, and Richard Ruiz; three daughters, Crucita Ruiz, Rosita Ruiz and Juanita Ruiz; 33 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren, and eight great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 S. Main St., New Britain. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Please share a memory of Carmen with the family in the online guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com