Cruz, Isabel, age 67, of Wyckoff, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018.
Born in Puerto Rico, Isabel moved to Paterson, New Jersey over 50 years ago and became a resident of Wyckoff in 2018. Isabel became the first woman police officer of Paterson. She continued her career as a corrections officer in Newark and retired from the Department of Corrections. During her retirement, she cherished the time she spent with her family in Wyckoff and at her home in Florida. In her spare time, Isabel enjoyed watching movies, spending time with her family, visiting the Jersey Shore, fishing, and playing Candy Crush. She was a member of the Policemen’s Benevolent Association and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Isabel Cruz was the beloved wife of Antonio Cruz. Loving mother of Luis Cruz and his wife Rebecca of Paterson and Isabel Straight and her husband Scott of Wyckoff. Loving Grandmother of Natalie DaCosta and Brandon Straight. Great grandmother of Isabella DaCosta and Juliana DaCosta. Sister of Elliott Feliciano and his wife Maggie, Yolanda Gonzalo and her husband Jorge, the late Gloria Feliciano, and the late Efrain Feliciano. She is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews and her dog, Snoopy.
Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:00 - 8:00pm at the Browning Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506. A Funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.