Born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico but a lifelong resident of Buffalo, NY. Entered to rest on December 25, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Eduvijis: devoted mother of Denise Gonez (Miguel) Santos, Melody Gonez and Jennifer Gonez-McCool: Cherished grandmother of Francesca McCool, Samanthajayne McCool, Jacob Santos and Lucas Santos: Loving Daughter of the late Lope and Rosa (nee Valentin) Cruz: also survived by relatives and friends.
Ana as a youth worked for the US Navy in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Arriving to Buffalo, NY. In the 1960’ she work most of her life at the Holy Cross Head start program as a family Aide and nutritionist. She loved to crochet and donated most of her work to various charities in the community, such as the Friends night People and channel 17 for fundraising. Likewise, she was an avid gardener, painter and carpenter.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Cross Church, Maryland & Seventh Street, in Buffalo, NY; On Tuesday morning 9:30 AM.
Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by: Lombardo Funeral Home.