Born to the late Jose and Candida Cruz in Makati, Philippines on August 17, 1948, Josie passed away on April 14, 2018 with her family by her side. She is survived by her children, Michelle Cruz, Lesley Wells and Rodney Wells; daughters-in-law, Jennifer Wells and Latanya Payton; grandchildren, Haley, Tyler, Tatum, and Landon; and companion, Shepard Rollin. She was preceded in death by her daughter Wendy.
Josie was an employee of Long’s Drugs/CVS in Marina Village and on Santa Clara Avenue for over 22 years. She enjoyed helping others and shopping.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass in Josie’s honor on Saturday, April 21st at 10:30 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 1427 Sixth St., Alameda.