Haverhill — Candida Vicente, 75, of Haverhill died Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill.
She was born in Puerto Rico and came to Haverhill in 1960. While in Haverhill she worked at various local companies. A happy, caring, giving person, Candida enjoyed bingo and casino trips. She was a member of St. James Church.
She was the mother of the late Damaso, Edwin, Maria and Jacqueline Cruz.
Her survivors include her children, Anna, Evelyn and Carmen Cruz, Gloria Rivera, Anibal and Flormaria Vicente, eight siblings, 26 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 11:00 in St., James Church. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours were held on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Fuenral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Condolences to her family may be made at