Nilka I. Ruiz
Nilka I. Ruiz
  • January 15, 1934 - June 23, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Nilka Irmina Ruiz, 83, of Tampa, Florida passed away peacefully on June 23, 2017. Nilka was born in Cardena Matanzas, Cuba to the late Martin Oxamendi and Hortensia (Ordone-Cobo) Oxamendi. Nilka was a loving mother, grandmother & great grandmother. She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Leandro J. Ruiz. She leaves her loving children; Barbara of Cardena Matanzas, Cuba, Maria of Raleigh, North Carolina, Leandro Jr. (Maria) of Tampa, Florida, Miguel Sr. (Sandra) of Tampa, Florida, Yamile of Tampa, Florida. Her grandchildren; Mailyn, Miguel Jr., Zachary, Damaris, Alex, Isaac, Lieska, Torren and 3 great grand children. The family would like to express our gratitude for the outpouring love and support.