Juventino “El Papa” Ruiz Garibay passed away on November 7, 2021, in Watsonville, California. He was 75.
Juventino was born on July 16, 1946, in Villamar, Michoacan, Mexico to his parents Antonio Ruiz Hernandez and Genoveva Garibay.
Juventino was a hard-working man devoted to his family. He loved gambling at the casinos. He enjoyed living the farm life and making pajaretes. Juventino was a resident of Watsonville.
Juventino is survived by his children, Leticia, Armando, Juventino Jr, Estella, Gonzalo, Genoveva and Angelica Ruiz, his siblings, Teresa, Marielena, Socorro, Estela, Maurilio, Raymundo and Pablo, and 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Ruiz, and his brother Eulalio.
A Visitation will be held at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel on Sunday, November 28, 2021, from 5:00-9:00 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM. Mass will be celebrated at Valley Catholic Church on Monday, November 29, 2021, at 10:00 AM.