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A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Lucy will join with her late husband Wilfredo in Cumberland County Veterans Cemetery, Hopewell Township. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Lucy may be made to the Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief and Recovery Program at www.hispanicfederationunidos.org.

Obituaries » Luz-Hilda Perez

Luz-Hilda “Lucy” Perez

Roseland – Luz-Hilda “Lucy” Perez (Cortes), 85, of Roseland, New Jersey and formerly of Vineland, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, October 23, 2018, at home after an extended illness, surrounded by her loving family and her wonderful care givers.

Lucy, the youngest of five children, was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico to the late Marcelino and Rumalda (Custodio) Cortes. In 1955 she married her hometown sweetheart, Wilfredo, and settled in Vineland in the 1960’s where she raised her family. Lucy was the co-owner of Wilfredo’s Market for many years and later went to work for Wheaton Glass Company and Comar Inc. before retiring in 1998. Lucy enjoyed, sewing, needlepoint, crocheting, indoor gardening and entertaining family and friends in her home.

Lucy was predeceased by her loving husband of 55 years, Wilfredo Perez Sr.; her beloved daughter Lillian Perez; her dear brothers Salvador and Cristobal; and her sister and best friend Dalia. She is survived by her devoted son, Wilfredo Jr. (Margaret) of Roseland New Jersey. Her cherished granddaughters Olivia and Alexandra, her beloved brother Laureano Cortes and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Lucy will join with her late husband Wilfredo in Cumberland County Veterans Cemetery, Hopewell Township.

In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Lucy may be made to the Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief and Recovery Program at www.hispanicfederationunidos.org.

Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.wbfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are in the care of Wainwright-Bernhardt Funeral Home, Vineland.