Tolentino Nicholas Ruelas

September 20, 1933June 5, 2018

Tolentino Nicholas Ruelas, 84, of Boulevard, California, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2018 at the Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. Tolentino was born in Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico and moved to Los Angeles in his teens. He worked as a gardener for many decades then did maintenance work before retiring. He was always a very hard working man who never sat still for long. After retiring he moved to Boulevard, California where he was truly able to enjoy the outdoors and tend to his animals. He was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle who will be missed very much.

He was preceded in death by his wife Josephine and daughter Andrea Ruelas Romano. He is survived by his daughters Victoria Juan, Cindy Andrade and Kristine Ruelas, 5 grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.


  • Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, June 16, 2018

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