Charlotte DeLaCruz, 71

Charlotte Jean DeLaCruz, 71, of Wabash, died at 4:15 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. 

She was born July 7, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Pasquale and Ella (Sifford) Gabriele.

Charlotte married Albert DeLaCruz Sr., in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 1, 1966; he died April 16, 1981. She attended Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church. Charlotte enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. It was important to her to take care of others before herself.

She is survived by two children, Anna Delina DeLaCruz Dailey of Wabash, and Albert DeLaCruz Jr. four grandchildren; Brandy Ann Price-Beckford of Garden City, South Carolina, Devon Dailey, Sierra Renee Sumner, and Sierra Cheyenne Burton, two great-grandchildren, Tyler Sumner, and Anastasia Burton, all of Wabash. She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.

As per Charlotte's request there will be no service. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Charlotte may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Apr 05