Obituary of Sessarita Eloisa Ruiz
Sessarita Archuleta Ruiz, “Rita”, 85, passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side Thursday, February 6, 2020 in Bakersfield, CA.
She was born December 27, 1934 in Beshoar, CO to Telesforo Archuleta and Sadie Gomez. She was one of five siblings (Jr, Sid, Leroy, Virgie).
Rita was a former resident of Salinas, CA for many years before moving to Bakersfield, CA.
She was the strongest, most kind hearted, hard working woman you would ever meet. She would warmly welcome anyone into her home and would give you her last dollar if she knew you needed it more than her. She loved her family immensely and enjoyed spending time with them.
She is survived by her seven daughters, Charlene (Paul) Gomez, Yvette Bustamante, Sharon (Mark) Knecht, Christy Marquez, and Michelle Hernandez from her first husband, Sozimo Corpuz. Lupe (Carlos) Sandoval, and Felicia (Jesse) Taylor from her second husband, Jesus P. Ruiz. She left behind 17 grandkids, 27 great-grandkids, 4 great-great-grandkids and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Healey Mortuary, Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Rosary and Eulogy will be held at Healey Mortuary, Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
A Celebration of life will follow at the Filipino Hall at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm.