Mrs. Sharon Marie Cruz, 69, of Vevay, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at her residence. She was born September 12, 1949, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Audren Alfred and Esther Marie (Carter) Chance.
She was a 1968 graduate of Deer Park High School in Cincinnati, and a member of The River Church in Vevay. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and fishing.
Mrs. Cruz retired in 2013 as a certified nursing assistant with the Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay after twenty-seven years of service.
Previously, Mrs. Cruz had lived in Fall River, Massachusetts, Hamilton and Fairfield, Ohio. She had been a resident of Switzerland County for the past thirty-five years.
She will be sadly missed by three daughters: Christine Douglas and her husband, Donald of Vevay, Teresa Smith, of Seminole, Florida, and Kathy-Jo Cruz and her husband Luke Utter of Louisville, Kentucky; one son, Richard Hofer and his wife, Tara of Vevay; three sisters: Carol Welch and Linda Glandorf, both of Fairfield, and Brenda Rockwell and her husband, Harold of West Chester, Ohio; one brother, Richard Campbell of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Benny Campbell and David Campbell; and two sisters: Patricia McKinney and Debbie Bennett.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019 at The River Apostolic Church, 6160 East State Road 56, Vevay, Indiana.
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