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Secundino A. Cruz

February 10, 1943 ~ May 30, 2019 (age 76)


Secundino "Cundo" A. Cruz, 76 of Perth Amboy, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 30, 2019 with his family by his side.

Born in Sabana Iglesia, Dominican Republic, he later moved to New York City, and then Perth Amboy where he raised his loving family.  Cundo was a hardworking man of many talents, his occupations ranged from chef to  maintenance worker. He retired from OFS in Somerset, NJ after working there many years.

He is preceeded in death by his beloved parents Celedonio Dilone and Justina Cruz; and his adored brothers Ramon and Antonio Dilone.

Cundo is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Aracelis Marte de Cruz,  their daughters Ariela and her husband Joel Delgado, Lucy Cruz, Susana and her husband Wesley Sohail,  Dionela Cruz, and son Juan Cruz; along with grandchildren Alexis and Skye. He is survived by daughters Alice Cruz, Marisol Otanez, Anaury Cruz, Maribel Rodriguez, and son Roberto Cruz; along with grandchildren Mia, Louis, Maris, Justin, Gisselle. He is also survived by siblings Melania Torres, Rafael Dilone and Maria Cruz, as well as nieces, nephews, godchildren, beloved friends and extended family.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 5-9 pm at Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady Fatima Church at 10 am, followed by internment at Alpine Cemetery.

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