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Rosalina "Rose" Cruz Laiz

December 14, 1925 – December 12, 2023

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Obituary for Rosalina "Rose" Cruz Laiz

Our dear, devoted and beloved mother, Rosalina "Rose" (Desiderio Cruz) Laiz, died peacefully on December 12, 2023. She was born on December 14,1925 in Navotas, Philippines; the fourth child of ten children of Marcelo and Carmen Cruz.

Rose was the pharmacist owner of Farmacia Assumpta in Manila, Philippines before she migrated to the United States in 1967. She worked as a pharmacist at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan until her retirement in1989.

Rose was a resident of Eastchester since 1972 and an active parishioner at The Parish of Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady. She attended daily Mass and enjoyed going out with friends after Mass at Ciao and the Eastchester Odyssey Diner.

Rose was predeceased by her husband Dr. Mariano M. Laiz, parents Marcelo and Carmen. Her brothers Manuel, Serafin, Marcelo, Mariano, German and Rogelio, and sisters Beinvenida and Sr. Carmencita Cruz, SPC.

Rose is survived by her children Mariano, Carmencita, Marcelo, Virginia, sons- in -law Antonio and William, daughters-in-law Jana and Cynthia, grandchildren Christina and husband Adam, Anthony, Sam, Zoe, Kristen, Lisa, Jonathan, and Matthew and her great granddaughter Juniper, in addition to her sister Sr. Carmela Cruz, RGS and the countless relatives in the Cruz-Laiz clan.

The family will receive friends at the Westchester Funeral Home, 190 Main Street, Eastchester, on Sunday, December 17th from 3-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 18th at Immaculate Conception Church at 10:30 AM, 53 Winter Hill Road Tuckahoe NY. Entombment following at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum.

To view a Livestream of the Funeral Mass please click here

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in honor of Rosalina C. Laiz to
EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network) 
5817 Old Leeds Rd.
Irondale, AL 35210- 9768 
or by calling 1 800 447-3986 option 2


When December 17th, 2023 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Westchester Funeral Home, Inc.
190 Main Street
Eastchester, NY 10709

Service Information

December 18th, 2023 10:30am
Immaculate Conception Church
53 Winter Hill Rd.
Tuckahoe, NY 10707

Interment Information

Gate of Heaven Mausoleum
10 West Stevens Avenue
Hawthorne, New York 10532
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