September 22, 1930 - August 3, 2021
Juanita “Juana” Diaz-Zenquis, age 90, passed away on August 3, 2021, at 3:22 am at the Indian Lake Rehabilitation Center in Lakeview. She was born on September 22, 1930, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to the late Candelario Diaz & Teofila Ortiz Ramos. Juanita moved to Trenton, New Jersey in 1950 and resided there until she moved to Ohio in 2015 to be closer to her family. Juanita is survived by her family that meant the world to her; she has eleven loving children: Manuel (Ibis), Juan A. (Elena), Jorge (Enieda), Josephine “Tita” (Jose “Papo”), Luis (Aracelis), Ramona (Cheo), Angelo (Cindy), Carmen (Edwin), Juanita (Ronnie), Vicky, and Jesus (Myra). She was preceded in death by a son, Pedro “Pete”. Juanita enjoyed spending time with her large family that included thirty-eight grandchildren, seventy-eight great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren, four nieces and one nephew. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Zenquis Diaz; her three sisters and one brother, Beneranda, Guillermina, Luisa & Rafael; brother-in-law, Pablo; a grandson, Angel; a great granddaughter; and eight nephews. Juanita worked as a housekeeper at the Department of Taxation in New Jersey and worked for the Trenton Textile Company in New Jersey. She attended the Mercer County Community College for English courses. She was a member of the Episcopal Church in New Jersey and enjoyed singing as a director of the church choir. Juanita was a very happy-go-lucky woman that was typically seen with a smile on her face. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening and BINGO, she was known as the “BINGO Queen”. Juanita was most happy when she was with her family, she loved when her family gathered for birthdays and backyard barbeques. She will be deeply missed by all. Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at the Christian Assembly Church, located at 1003 N. Maple St., Marysville, OH 43040. Funeral service will follow the visiting hour at the church at 1:00 pm with Pastor Donald Moceri officiating. Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Juanita and her family. To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.
Juanita “Juana” Diaz-Zenquis, age 90, passed away on August 3, 2021, at 3:22 am at the Indian Lake Rehabilitation Center in Lakeview. She was born on September 22, 1930, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to the late Candelario Diaz &... View Obituary & Service Information
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