Lucia E. Cruz, of Harrison, NJ. Entered into eternal rest, on December 28, 2021. She was 82 years old.
The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Avenue, Harrison, NJ 07029 on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 9:45am. A funeral mass will be offered at St. Cecilia Church, Kearny on Monday at 10:30am. Friends and relatives may visit on Sunday, from 3pm to 7pm. Her interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
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Born and raised in Holguin, Cuba Lucy immigrated to the US in 1967 and settled in Harrison. She worked as a Secretary for NOITU in New York City for 25 years before retiring in 1994. Lucy was a dedicated and very active member of St. Cecilia Church in Kearny since 1973 where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, sang in the choir, volunteer at the food bank, and helped organize different fundraisers throughout the year including the annual carnival and dinner dances.
Lucy is survived by her children, Rolando O. Cruz Jr., Rosa Padron and Maria Cruz-Sink (Brian), grandchildren, Nicholas, Brandon and Zachary, her siblings, Angela Urquia, Gloria Morales and Jay Landa and by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Rolando O. Cruz in 2014, and her siblings, Consuelo Boronat and Maria Feuerstein.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or in care of the funeral home, in loving memory of Lucy.
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