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Maria Gertrudis Cruz

March 14, 1941 — March 9, 2024

Cleveland, Ohio

Maria Gertrudis Crus, age 82, passed away on March 9, 2024. Born on March 14, 1941, in Salinas, Puerto Rico, to the late Celestino Cruz. Beloved wife of Edelmiro Santiago. Devoted mother of Leida E. Ortiz, Idalia Ortiz (Ramon), Hector Cruz (Francisca), Margarita Ortiz, Noemi Ortiz Cupencio, Milagros Rivera, Angel Rivera, Raul Santiago, and the late Samuel Ortiz. Cherished grandmother and great grandmother of many. Dear sister. 

Family and friends are welcome on Thursday, March 14, 2024, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111. Interment Puerto Rico.
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Thursday, March 14, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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