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Maria S. (Ruiz) Gener

July 21, 1941 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 79)

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Maria S. Gener of Safford unexpectedly passed away on March 7, 2021, at the age of 79.  She was born on July 21, 1941, in Tepatitlan De Morelos, Jalisco, Mexico to Felipa Ruiz Martin with siblings Profirio & Cresencio.

Maria came to the United States when she was 14.  She married Lionel Gener in Clifton, Arizona and they were blessed with 2 children Adriana and Lionel, Jr.  Maria was a happy person and was always cracking jokes.  She was also very loving and devoted to her family.  She was a gentle caregiver to her mother and dearly loved by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children Adriana (Pedro) Ramirez and Lionel Gener, Jr.  She is also survived by her brother Cresencio “Vergie” Martin, her grandchildren Jesus, Tiare, Marcelo, and Zacharias Ramirez, and Steven Gener, and great-grandchildren Derek and Rosaria Falkner.

Maria was preceded in death by her loving husband Lionel Sr., and by her mother Felipa Ruiz, and her brother Porfirio Martin.
Memorial services for Maria will be held on Friday, March 19, 2021, at the St. Rose of Lima Church beginning with the Rosary at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. with interment in the Safford Cemetery.

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Recitation of the Rosary
March 19, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (Safford)

Memorial Mass
March 19, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (Safford)

Interment following funeral service
March 19, 2021

Safford Cemetery
450 W. Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546

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