Gil S. Cruz
Gil S. Cruz

June 12, 1926 - May 3, 2019
Born in Sao Miguel, Azores
Resided in Seekonk, MA
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Gil S. Cruz, age 92, of Briarwood Drive, Seekonk, died May 3, 2019 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of the late Maria C. (Furtado) Cruz. Gil was born in Povacao, Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Francisco de Sousa Cruz and the late Julia Soares Da Mota.

He was a cabinet maker for William Blum and Sons. He was a member of the Holy Ghost Brotherhood in Rehoboth.

He is survived by his children; Mario Cruz of Seekonk, Jorge and his wife Elvina of Seekonk, Elia Mills and her husband David of VA, Sonya Cruz of FL, 8 grandchildren; Amanda, Victoria, Eric, Kayla, Alexander, Derick, Kyle, Zachary and 8 great grandchildren. He is survived by his sister Caterina Teixeira of East Providence and daughter-in-law Denise Cruz. He was predeceased by his son Walter L. Cruz and his siblings; Manuel Cruz, Maria Jose Cruz, Nascimento Cruz, Olivia Mota Cruz, Eugenia Cruz, and Conceicao Cruz.

His funeral will begin on Tuesday at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Taunton Ave., Seekonk. Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 5-8pm.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Monday, May 6, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
984 Taunton Ave.
Seekonk, MA US 02771
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
10:00 AM
Rehoboth Village Cemetery
Bay State Road
Rehoboth, MA US 02769
Tuesday, May 7, 2019