Jose Cruz, Jr., 77, of Myerstown, passed away in the Hershey Medical Center on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021. Jose was the husband of Beatriz Cruz.

He was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on Nov. 11, 1944, a son of the late Jose Cruz, Sr. and Cecilia Santo.

Mr. Cruz was a bus driver for Lebanon City, where he retired. He was a member of Sandhill Christian Union Church.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, is his children, Janet Cruz-Ruiz, wife of Ruben V. Ruiz, Diana Cruz Pillow, wife of Harold Pillow, Marceli Cruz, Jose A. Cruz, husband of Barbara R. Cruz, and Elizabeth Cruz; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and several brothers and sisters.

A funeral service will be held in the Rohland Funeral Home lnc., 508 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA, 17042 on Thursday, Dec. 30, at 10 a.m., with a viewing from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. lnterment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. www.roh!