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Rafael Cruz

July 24, 1939 — September 7, 2021

Rafael Cruz, age 82, passed away on September 7, 2021.  He was born on July 24, 1939 in Comerio, Puerto Rico to the late Bienvenido Cruz and Teresa Rodriguez.

Rafael is survived by his beloved wife, Santa Cruz, loving children, Miltelina (William) Munoz, Miriam (Ennio) Leon, Migdalia (Gilberto) Moreno, Rafael (Linda) Cruz, Jr., cherished grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Jodene, William, Tricia, Mekeighla, Adam, Amaury, Antonio, Ricardo and Diamond, great grandfather of 3, and 9 siblings.  He was also an uncle and cousin to many.  He will be dearly missed.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors, 13115 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio.  Graveside services will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Riverside Cemetery, 3607 Pearl Road, Cleveland, Ohio (please meet inside the gate of the cemetery at 10:45 am).  

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Friday, September 10, 2021

7:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co. Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

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