ELOY — Maria Cruz Diaz Estrada, 78, died on Oct. 15, 2019, in Eloy.
Ms. Diaz Estrada was born on April 14, 1941, to Alvaro Diaz Gonzalez and Epifania Diaz. She was a loving and caring person who was always willing to put others before herself. She enjoyed spending time with family.
She attended St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Casa Grande and enjoyed praying the rosary daily. She was known for her devotion and love she had for her granddaughters.
Survivors include three adult children, Felipe Hernandez Diaz of Mexico, Jesus Hernandez Diaz of Mexico and Carmela Hernandez Diaz of Eloy; five siblings, Petra Avila Diaz of Mexico, Agustine Diaz of Eloy, Angel Diaz of Casa Grande, Maria Luisa Diaz of Eloy and Juana Diaz of Casa Grande; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jose Paz Diaz and Gilberte Diaz, and a sister, Teresa Diaz-Valdez.
Wake from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at St. Helen of the Cross Catholic Church in Eloy. Funeral Mass celebrated there at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24. Burial in Eloy Memorial Park.
Angels in Waiting Cremation & Burial in charge of arrangements.