Mario E. Ruiz, Sr., 64, of Vero Beach, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at his home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1946, in Puerto Rico and was a resident of Vero Beach for nine years coming from Connecticut.
Ruiz attended the Missionary Church of Christ in Vero Beach.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Consuelo Ruiz, of Vero Beach; son Mario E. Ruiz, Jr., of Cocoa; daughter Bernice Diaz, of Vero Beach; father Juan B. Ruiz, of Puerto Rico; sisters Awilda Ruiz, of Puerto Rico and Myrna Ruiz, of Windsor Locks, Conn.; brother Saul Ruiz, of Puerto Rico; and three grandchildren, Jayda Moss, Jedidiah Ruiz and Sarah Sofia Diaz.
The family will receive friends, 1-3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Seawinds Funeral Chapel, with service at 3 p.m. with Josias Andujar officiating.