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Brunilda (Cruz) Cruz

August 31, 1953 ~ February 3, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Brunilda Cruz Obituary

BRUNILDA CRUZ, 69, of Paterson died Friday Evening at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood.

Born in Camuy, Puerto Rico, she came to New Jersey on May 25, 1968 and has resided in Paterson since. She was employed as a distribution clerk at Stern’s Distribution Center in Wayne, retiring in 1988. She was surrounded by her family and all of their love in her final days.

Brunilda loved learning about and reading the Bible and served as a de facto social worker in Martin de Porres Village on Green Street in Paterson offering assistance with social security and other perplexing issues for the residents.

She was predeceased by her father, Avelino Cruz, in 1999.

Survivors include her two daughters, Christie Perez and her husband, Rafael of Totowa and Janet Lindez and her husband, David of Montclair; her mother, Inocencia Cruz of Paterson; her sister, Sara Acevedo of Florida; her two brothers, Francisco and Hector Cruz, both of Clifton; and her three grandchildren, Ethan A. Nieves, Adonijah E. Lindez and Clarissa E. Lindez.

Visitation will be from 5-9 pm Tuesday at Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, 47 Main St., Little Falls, NJ 07424. Funeral will be 10:00 am Wednesday at the funeral home followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Please consider a contribution to OASIS- A Haven for Women and Children*, 59 Mill Street, Paterson, NJ 07501 (

The Visitation and Funeral will be livestreamed. Please Click HERE.

*OASIS- A Haven for Women and Children focuses on focus on: 1) education and training to help women enter the workforce and 2) after-school (and Saturday) programs that help children and teens excel in school, enter post-secondary education and training, and succeed in a career. 

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February 7, 2023

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bizub-Parker Funeral Home
47 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424

Funeral Ceremony
February 8, 2023

10:00 AM
Bizub-Parker Funeral Home
47 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424


Oasis- A Haven for Women and Children
59 Mill Street, Paterson NJ 07501
Tel: 1-973-881-8307


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