Jose Freddie Cruz, age 77, of Orlando, passed away Monday, May 14th, 2018 at Florida Hospital East Orlando. Jose was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Epifania (Hernandez) and Juan Cruz and was employed as a grocer. He was a member and deacon of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando.
Jose leaves to cherish his memory, wife Dulce (Marte') Cruz of Orlando; four sons Jose Cruz, Jr., of East Patchogue, NY, Freddie Omar Cruz of Holbrook, NY, Alexander Cruz of Kissimme, FL, Robert Cruz, of Eustis, FL; step daughter Marte Ivelisse Salcedo of Orlando, FL; step son Felix Marte of New York, NY. ;sister Maria Soto of New York, NY; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 6:00 until 9:00 pm. The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 16th at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Orlando, FL with Bishop Noonan officiating. Interment will take place at Bohemia Union Cemetery in Bohemia, New York.