Luther Cruse Jr. of Delanco, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at the age of 70. He was born in Long Branch, NJ, on May 30, 1947 to Luther and Corine (nee Hannon) Cruse.
He was raised in Matawan and had lived in Hillside and Willingboro before moving to Delanco 6 years ago.
Luther was a computer operator for the City of Newark for over 10 years prior to his retirement 6 years ago. After his retirement he worked as a Hospice Care Give at Bayada Healthcare.
Luther was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He loved cooking and traveling, and most of all spending time with his family.
He is the brother of Annie Wathington, Morganville, NJ and Virginia Jackson, Willingboro, NJ. Nephews Kevin, Edward Parrish, Philip, Wathington, Niece’s Sonia Cross, Yvonne, Parrish, Dawn Adderley, Joy Jackson and Almeta Wathington.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 30th at 10 a.m. in Saint Mark’s AME Zion Church, 218 Delaware Avenue, Cliffwood, NJ.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Luther’s memory to the American Kidney Foundation, 145 Pinelawn Road, Suite 320n, Melville, NY, 11747
Arrangements are entrusted to the Bedle Funeral Home, 61 Broad Street, Keyport (www.bedlefuneralhomes.com)