PAWTUCKET - Beatrice Cruz, 94, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 one day before her 95th birthday at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. She was the beloved wife of the late Cesar Cruz, Sr. She was born in Danielson, CT, the daughter of the late Amedie and Josephine (Chaput) Pelletier; she lived most of her life in Pawtucket.
Beatrice was a housekeeper for St. Jude's Church for many years.
She leaves a son Cesar Cruz, Jr. of Pawtucket, 7 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Randall "Randy" Cruz and sister of the late Bertha Ligurski, Edna Picard, Blanche LaRoche, Amedie, William, Leo, Hector and Francis Pelletier.
Her funeral will be held from the Darlington Mortuary of L Heroux & Son, 1042 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Pine Street, Pawtucket at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Friends and relatives may visit from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Pawtucket Animal Shelter in her memory would be appreciated.
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