In Our Care

Cruz, Freserino "Fress", 42, of Boston, MA, passed away suddenly on April 25, 2021.

Fress, born in Bridgeport, CT, was raised in Framingham, MA. His big, Puerto Rican family meant everything to him, and he especially loved spending time with his parents and daughter. He was a known prankster and a free spirit with a beaming smile. He was a huge fan of Boston sports teams, and The Patriots were his favorite. He enjoyed working with his hands doing masonry work and landscaping.

Fress was preceded in death by his father, Manuel Cruz. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Alicia Cruz, ex-partner Valerie Vest, his mother, Eva Fiol, his brothers and sisters, Lucylenia (Jorge) Perez, Angel Cruz, Daniel Cruz (Alex Freidin), Maritza Cruz (M. Andre Wallace), and Brunilda Cruz.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visit on Friday from 4:00 -7:00 pm in the DeVito Funeral Home, 1145 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA 02476. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Community Resources for Justice at 355 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116 or by visiting