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Dolly M Cruz obituary 1941~2023


Dolly M Cruz, 81, of Gettysburg, PA died Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Genesis Gettysburg Center, surrounded by her loving family.

Dolly M Cruz
Dolly M Cruz

Born September 6, 1941 in Providence RI she was the daughter of the late Richard and Helga Lambert.

She was the wife of Jorge A. Cruz, of Gettysburg to whom she was married to for 43 years.

Mrs. Cruz was a baptized member of Jehovah Witness. She worked with her daughter as a housekeeper for many years.

Growing up she moved around from state to state with her family because of her dad being in the military. She loved being outdoors for cookouts, and enjoyed going to yard sales and taking many many pictures.

In addition to her husband, Dolly is survived by her six children, Ray Lawson, Debra Jean Cramer, William Chalres Glacken, Susan Marie Glacken, Stephen Lee Glacken, Gary Linn Glacken, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, and her brother, Ralph “Ken” Lambert and his wife Dina.

She was preceded in death by five children, Jeffrey Linn Glacken, Michael Wayne Glacken, James Edward Glacken, Patricia Ann Glacken, Donald Leroy Glacken, and her brother, Richard Lambert.

The family is planning a visitation from 6-7 p.m., with a Memorial Service beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at the Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA.

Online condolences may be made at the funeral home’s website.



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David M Lawver 1970-2024

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Peter Kernan McCrary 1934-2024

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