Jennie (Vieira) Cruz, 88, of Gordon Avenue died Tuesday April 28, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late John Cruz. Born in Providence she was a daughter of the late Antone and Justa (Gibau ) Vieira. She leaves two daughters, Linda J. Spinola of East Providence and Donna J. Carrere of North Attleboro, two sons, John P. Cruz of Warwick and Robert S. Cruz (Sgt. RISP Ret.) of Wakefield, one brother, John Vieira, eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by eight siblings. Her funeral will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven. Calling hours Sunday 5-8.