Nicolasa "Nikki" Cruz, 87 of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away peacefully on April 28, 2017 at her home, with her family by her side. She was born to Candelario Garcia and Juana Camacho on September 10, 1929 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. She later married Alfredo Cruz.
Nicolasa is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Alfredo Cruz, children; Martha, (Manuel) Herrera, Javier (Angelica) Cruz, Alfredo (Phy) Cruz, Esther (Jaime) Merlo, Laura Leal, Luz (Anselmo G) Rodriguez, grandchildren; Anna Lilia, Roxana, Miguel Angel, Oscar, Marco, Gustavo, Hy Ahn, Jaime, Michelle, Francisco, Jazmin, Efrain, Leonela, Daniel, Sandra, and Alex, great grand children; Manny, Victoria, Martha, Elena, Rafael, Nadia, Jason, Evelyn, Adalyn, Caleb, Connor, Elleanor, Isabella, Lucas Natalie, Devin, and Andreyes. She was preceded in death by her parents Candelario and Juana Garcia.
Nicolasa was a warrior with deep faith. She had a heart full of passion and love for every moment life had to offer. Her love only ran deeper for the family she leaves behind. She leaves behind a legacy of strength, compassion, joy, and love.
Visitation will be held on May 2, 2017 from 4:00 pm until 7 pm, at the Spring Grove Funeral Home Tri County, 11285 Princeton Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246, and on May 3, 2017 from 9:00 am until the funeral service begins at 10:00 am.
Burial will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. 11000 Montgomery Road. Cincinnati, Ohio 45249 Online condolences can be left at www.SpringGrove.org.