John Briceno Cruz passed away on May 18th 2021 with his loving wife Vanessa and sister Mary by his side. He had been battling illnesses for several years is now home with Jesus. John was born on May 27, 1948 in Dale Texas, but lived a great part of his life in Irving, Texas. John and Vanessa were married for 24 years and they have a daughter, Tiffany Alison.
John also has two daughters, Cindy Cruz-Smith and Deen Elizabeth and his only son Johnathan. John always had a smile and sense of humor that could light up any room. John enjoyed listening to music, watching movies and spending time with his family. John was preceded in death by his parents Matias and San Juanita Cruz, his grandparents Jesus and Teresita Briceno and grandsons Anthony Cruz and Jeremiah Luke Cruz-Yahola. He is survived by wife Vanessa, daughters Tiffany Alison, Cindy Cruz-Smith (Kelly) and Deen Elizabeth, his only son Johnathan Cruz, grandkids Morgan, Michael, Stephen, Sanuel, Abigail, and Jameson, siblings Mary Cruz Flores, Reyes Cruz (Sonya), Crecencio “Chris” Cruz (DionSheila), Narciso “Cecil” Cruz (Rosemary),and his uncle Andrew Briceno, extended family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 21st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at North Dallas Funeral Home at 2710 Valley View Lane, Dallas, 75234. The Funeral Mass will follow at 1:30 pm at Holy Family of Nazareth Catholic Church, 2323 Cheyenne Street, Irving, Texas 75062.
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