February 17, 1945 - July 11, 2020
Luciano Michael Cruz, Jr., 75, was called home on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
Mr. Cruz was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in the Jacksonville area most of his life. He retired in 2015 after 40 years of service as an Inspector with the US Department of Agriculture. He loved spending time with his family, church community, serving others, art, photography, sports, and fishing.
Mr. Cruz is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mildred Sylvia Cruz; 3 children: Hassan Cruz (Debbie), Jason Cruz (Paulina), and Laura Robinson (Jason); sister: Sarah Williman, 5 grandchildren: Ethan Cruz, Caley Cruz, Sarah Robinson, Ciara Cruz and Lauren Robinson, and a whole host of nieces and nephews that reside in New York.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 601 Airport Center Drive East, with Father Christopher Liguori officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at The Event Center at Peeples, 14165 N. Main Street, with a prayer service at 8:00 PM.
Peeples Family Funeral Home is serving the Cruz Family.
Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, Mask and Social Distancing will be required at the MASS and VISITATION.