Obituary of Mary B. Cruz
Mary Bressler Cruz, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. She was 95.
Mary was born in Hazelton, Pennsylvania to Miles and Florence (nee Kresge) Bressler. Growing up in the mining town Freeland, PA, Mary spent most of her younger years with her mother, grandmother and Aunt Arlene. Mary went on to attend Ursinus College, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemistry. After college, Mary began working as a Chemist for American Viscose Corporation, and that is where she met her husband, Mamerto. Mary and Mamerto married on September 2, 1950 and began growing their family.
Mary had a friendly personality and was caring towards others. She easily made friends wherever she went. In her downtime, Mary enjoyed reading, cooking and baking. Family and friends will miss her famous Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling. Mary also enjoyed spending time outdoors planting and growing flowers. Above all, family came first for Mary.
She is the beloved Wife of the late Mamerto Cruz; devoted mother to Richard Cruz (Martha) and Deborah Cruz-Hurst (John); loving grandmother to Emily Hurst and Laura Cruz.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 10:00AM until 11:00AM in the McGuinness Funeral Home - Woodbury, 34 Hunter Street. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00AM at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro.
In leiu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Mary's name to the A.S.P.C.A at aspca.org/donate
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