Mariza Lamas, 32, of Bridgeport, Nebraska, died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. A Rosary will be recited at 12:30 p.m., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 1 :00 p.m., on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at All Souls Catholic Church in Bridgeport, Nebraska with Fr. Timothy Stoner and Fr. Joseph Thambi as Concelebrants. The service will be livestreamed and recorded to Mariza’s obituary page viewable at www.reverencefuneralparlor.com. Cremation will take place prior in accordance with her wishes. Memorials may be made to the Festival of Hope or Regional West Hospice.
Mariza was born June 6, 1990, in Jerez, Zacatecas, Mexico to Jesus and Blanca (Carrillo) Lamas. She graduated from Bridgeport High School in 2009 and from Western Nebraska Community College in 2012. She was employed at Sonny’s Super Foods until 2018. Mariza volunteered her time at Bridgeport Public Library where she read books and assisted with snack time with the children, making a positive impact in their lives.
Mariza enjoyed singing, dancing, and spending time with her family, friends, and her beloved dogs. She liked watching her favorite shows and movies. Mariza was known for her infectious smile, laugh and her big heart. She had a positive attitude and a love for life that compared to none. She was very close to her three brothers, and they will miss her deeply, but they are thankful for the time they had with her. They will carry the memories of their endless laughter together.
Mariza was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, but she faced it with grace and courage until the end.
Survivors include her loving parents, Jesus and Blanca Lamas; siblings, Zaid, Alex and Omar Lamas; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mariza was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Aurelia de la Torre and Felipe de Jesus Lamas; and maternal grandparents, Jose Concepcion Carrillo and Celia Calderon.