Carmen Cruz Perez, 72 of Iselin, formally of Perth Amboy, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at JFK Medical Center, Edison with her family by her side.
Carmen was born and raised in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, before moving to Perth Amboy 52 years ago. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with family and friends. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church.
She is preceded in death by her beloved spouse, Eladio Velez Cruz; loving daughter of Florencio Cruz and Hipolita Perez.
She is survived by her beloved children Noemi and her husband Joel Tirado, Lillian Velez, Orlando and his wife Deysi, Edwin, Eric and his wife Katty Velez and Joselyn and her husband Leroy Lee; dear sister of Abigail Valentin, Paula and Maggie Sanchez, Isaac, Rosa, Felicita, Migdalia, Aureliano, Inocercio & Gabriel Cruz; adored grandmother of 14, great ~ grandmother of 3; cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews & cousins.
We begin to leave on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 9:45 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Interment will follow at BG William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Park, Wrightstown. Visiting is on Sunday from 2 ~ 6 pm.