Lydia Cruz

Lydia E. Cruz (Nuñez)

Thursday May 1, 1941 - Wednesday August 12, 2020
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Lydia E. Cruz, 79 of Nutley, passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at her home. Born in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Mateo and Rafaela Rosado Nuñez. A devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Lydia is survived by her beloved husband, Adolfo A. Cruz, her children, Wilfred Cruz and wife, Felicia, Edgar Cruz and wife, Patricia, Lisette Teixeira and husband, Anthony, Danny Cruz and wife, Andrea. She also leaves her 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Anthony Cruz, her daughter, Belinda Cruz, 1 grandchild and 2 great grandchildren. Lydia was the dear sister of Chloe Perez, Zeneida Nuñez and Nilsa Gandolf.

There will be a graveside service held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, August 17 at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Road in North Arlington. For immediate family only due to the circumstances.

Visitors will be received at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home 267 Centre St., Nutley on Sunday from 2-4 p.m.

Please keep in mind of all social distancing rules. In order to enter the premises, you must have and wear a mask .Only 55 people are allowed within the premises at any given time, so please be mindful of your time spent paying your respects so that others will be able to do so as well. Thank you
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 16th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, August 16th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Monday, August 17th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Monday, August 17th, 2020 11:30am
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    340 Ridge Road
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  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    340 Ridge Road
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Diana Goris

Posted at 09:07pm
Love my godmother/aunt Madrina. She was a very thoughtful godmother,great cook and most definitely made the best Tang that was always ready for anyone to drink. She was my mother Nilsa Gandolff's closest sister.. I'm deeply sadden by her departure, she will be missed😇. 💐🌳♥

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