was born in Sap-ang, Silago, Southern Leyte, Philippines on January 7, 1963.
Preceded in death by her parents, Frankie and Lalia Cruzada and sister, Adela Cruzada Flores.
Ness is survived by sons, Neil (D’Lissa) Baris, Nathan (Mharnelle) Baris; brothers, Bobby (Virgie) Cruzada, John P. Cruzada, Donny (Sheri) Cruzada; grandchildren, Isaiah Po’okela Baris, Levi Pomaika’i Baris, Kylah Mahinao’nalani Baris, Kaylor Makanamaikalani Baris, nephews, Donny Cruzada, James Flores, Don Karl Cruzada, J.R. Cruzada, J.L. Cruzada, Francis Cruzada; nieces, Mary Cruzada, Lennie (Harold) Tallano, Madel (Kalei) Kaneakua, Jhenny Mendoza; numerous aunties, uncles and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8:00 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.