Iliana Cruz 59 years of age, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Tuesday February 21st, 2023. Iliana was born on March 30th, 1963, in New York City. She was the second born child of the late Maria and Virginio Cruz. She is survived by her three siblings Manuel Madelyn and Roland. Iliana was an active member of the Catholic Church, she loved attending church and attended Sunday services until her health prevented her from leaving her home. She loved to read her Bible and cherished the Lord. Iliana was the heart of her family, a constant source of encouragement, she communicated daily with all of her family and never forgot what was important to them. She was always thinking of others first, “To know her was to love her”. Those left to cherish Iliana’s memories are her siblings, Manuel, Madelyn and Roland as well as Patrick, Narly, Brandon, Ava and Alani. She also leaves behind nieces nephew's cousins and many other loving friends. Iliana was an inspiration to everyone she met and left us with memories to cherish forever.