Alfredo J. Cruz, 89, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Evergreen Health Center. He was the husband of the late Priscilla R. (Perry) Cruz.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph V. and Maria Cruz. Mr. Cruz worked for the Poirer & Ware Heat Treating Company before he retired. He also was a Marine veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Mr. Cruz was a former member of the Fox Point Boys & Girls Club and also a member of the Hall of Fame. He was a communicant of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul.
He leaves one daughter, Stephanie Cruz of Warwick, one son, Alfredo J. Cruz, Jr. of Providence, two grandchildren, Anthony V. Cruz, John Carl Cruz and two great grandchildren, Jacoby K. Cruz and Grayson A. Cruz. He was the father of the late Maria N. Cruz and brother of the late Isabel Fields, Julia Rose, Valentino Cruz, John Cruz and Joseph Cruz.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Cathedral Square, Providence. Burial will be private.