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Blanca Cruickshank

September 13, 1944February 15, 2021

Blanca Ortiz-Cruickshank, age 76, of Lakewood, New Jersey passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021. Blanca was born and raised in Guatemala immigrating to New Orleans, LA for a few years then to Asbury Park, NJ and finally settled in Lakewood, NJ for the past 20 years. She worked as a seamstress for Roxanne Textiles in Neptune and for the Lakewood Board of Education as a Bus Aide. Blanca was a devoted Jehovah's Witness. She loved to sew, cook, draw and read but her true passion was spending time with her loving family.

Blanca is predeceased by her daughter, Zorahida, husband Fredrick, sister, Edna Catalan and parents Blanca and Ricardo.

She is survived by her children, Lessdy Montgomery, Ivan Catalan, Marilyn Ortiz, Joseph Ortiz and Tabatha Vincent, 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and siblings, Carlos Catalan, Lewis Cordero, Ricardo Catalan and Laticia Catalan.

Cremation will be held privately.

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Linda Ortiz

February 22, 2021

I have fond memories of my aunt Blanca. I’ll especially remember she was kind, soft spoken, and had a great sense of humor. Prayers to the family ❤️

Judy Hernandez

February 20, 2021

Enid Hernandez

February 18, 2021

Blanca and my mom were friends and I have fond memories of playing with everyone especially in the house in Neptune on route 33, fun times.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY