Marylou Batz Cruz passed away at 89 years old. She departed peacefully with her loved ones by her side at New Britain General Hospital in New Britain, Conn. She was the daughter of the late Harry W. Batz Sr. and Anna Elizabeth McCarron. She was born in Hartford, Conn. on Dec. 7, 1929 and departed on Jan. 28, 2019.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her daughters, Teresa Cruz, Ermelinda Holden and Eileen Cruz; her step-daughter Angelina Plaskus; her sons Michael Cruz and Joe Cruz. She was predeceased by her oldest son Manuel G. Cruz, Jr; her brother Harry Batz Jr; her sisters Teresa Batz, Beverly Batz, Dolores Batz, Agnus Rose Batz and Connie Wells; her grandson Marc. S. Holden; her granddaughter Diana Alvarez Manafort; her two son-in-laws William Gomez and Mark C. Holden; her ex-husband Manuel G. Cruz; her longtime companion Lincoln Taylor (Abe) and her best friend Fran Concatelli.
She loved her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her great-great grandchild. She also loved all of her nieces and nephews. She loved God and prayed often. She loved her pets, her flowers, spending time outdoors and she always had a smile on her face. She loved life and we will always miss her.