MISSION - Pantaleon Ruiz, 86, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Las Palmas Nursing Home in McAllen.
Survivors include his wife, Martina Ruiz; sons, Oscar Ruiz, Eduardo Ruiz and Javier Ruiz; daughters, Mary Ruiz, Sylvia Garza and Esmeralda Ruiz; sister, Guadalupe Ruiz; and 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose F. and Maria G. Ruiz, and a brother, Pilar Ruiz.
A funeral service was held on April 15 at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission.