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Josefina (Acosta) Cruz

October 19, 1967 ~ June 19, 2019 (age 51)

Josefina  Cruz ( nee Acosta ), 51 of Perth Amboy, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at her residence with her family by her side. 

Josie was a lifelong resident of Perth Amboy. She was a Medical Clerk and worked at various Radiology offices through out the Middlesex County area. She loved to travel, especially to Puerto Rico, spending time with family and friends, but most of all, loved being around her nieces and nephews especially organizing the Easter egg hunts. Josie was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church and was also involved with the Restoration for the "Claret Fund Center" for the Parish.

She is preceeded in death by her loving father Rafael Acosta and a brother Angel Acosta.  

She is survived by her beloved son Justin Cruz; devoted mother Maria I. ( nee Valdez ) Acosta; her loving companion Ervin Cuevas; dear sister of Caridad "Cary" and her husabd Tony DaSilva,  Eduardo Acosta, Dennis and his wife Maritza and George and his wife Gina Acosta; adored best friend and "sister" Lourdes Velez; cherished aunt of many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

We begin to leave on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10  am at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery, Fords. Visiting is on Friday from 4 ~ 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of josie can be made to the Our Lady of Fatima Claret, 380 Smith Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 

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