CRUZ, Dalia S., 87, of Land O Lakes, was born in Tampa, FL on August 10, 1926 to the late Jerry Sanchez and Carmelina Bencomo Sanchez. She went home to be with the Lord on July 15, 2014. Mrs. Cruz was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa. She was an avid traveler, music lover and gardener. In addition to her parents, Dalia is preceded in death by her three brothers. She is survived by her loving husband Armando L Cruz Jr.; her daughters, Diana Grandel and husband Joseph and Elizabeth Gaglione and husband Salvatore; grandchildren, Adrienne Blanchard and husband Michael, Alexis Campbell and husband Jeffrey, Amber Fuxan-Campbell and Amanda and Emily Gaglione; her great grandchildren, Alexandra, Gabriella and Gavin; her friend and caregiver Dina Portillo, long-time friends Mr. and Mrs. Tim Fuxan and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Sunday, July 20, 2014 from the Carrollwood Chapel of Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 3207 West Bearss Avenue, Tampa, FL 33618. Burial will follow the service in Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family and share in refreshments at the funeral home from 4:00 – 8:00 PM with a prayer service at 6:30 PM on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Condolences may be shared with Dalia’s family by visiting www.blountcurrycarrollwood.com. All arrangements are under the direction of Blount & Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood Chapel.