Cruz (Ruben) Hernandez Merced (69) of Brockton died November 3rd in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Margarita (Adorno) Merced.
He was born in Caugaus, Puerto Rico son of the late Blas Merced and Petra Hernandez. Cruz was an event planner and owner of the "Omar House of Princess". He was a member of the Living Hope Church and loved to socialize with family and friends and enjoyed his decorating business.
In addition to his wife he is survived by 4 sons, Michael Colon, Omar Cornier and Gerardo Rosario all of Brockton and Javier Rosario of Fall River, 6 daughters, Joan Colon, Yasmine Colon, Lourdes Otero and Lillian Kearnes all of Brockton and Brenda Rosario and Janet Medeiros both of Somerset, (father of the late Adam and Alexander Colon), 40 grand and 40 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel 238 Court Street Brockton Friday November 8th at 10 am. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation in the Funeral Home Thursday November 7th from 6-9 pm.