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Maria G Cantu

December 15, 1937 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Mission ~ Maria G. Cantu, 83, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Mission Hospital. Maria was born December 15, 1937 in Mission, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents Teodoro & Isabel Martinez, her husband of 47 years Justo Cantu, her children Justo Cantu Jr. and Susana (Susie) Cantu.

Maria is survived by her children: Ismael (Elena) Cantu, Selma (Joel) Cantu, Sonia (+Larry) Hernandez, Sarita Hooks, Sulema (Reuben) Farias, Sandra (+Gerardo) Garcia, and Samuel (Christina) Cantu. 16 Grandchildren, 19 Great-Grandchildren and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren.

She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be dearly missed by all. She enjoyed being surrounded by family, listening to music an keeping up with the Aggie football games.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home in Mission. A Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Friday, November 12, 2021 at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mission. Serving as pallbearers will be: Jonathan Isidro, Candace Cantu, Reuben O. Farias, Jerry M. Garcia, Kevin J. Garcia, Lazaro Hernandez, Jose E. Castro and Richie Cantu. Honorary pallbearers: Armando Mondragon & Daniel Rodriguez.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of Mission.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home, LLC
1813 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Holy Rosary
Thursday
November 11, 2021

7:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home, LLC
1813 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Funeral Mass
Friday
November 12, 2021

12:30 PM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
620 N. Dunlap Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Interment
Friday
November 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Valley Memorial Gardens
3605 N. Taylor Rd
Mission, TX 78572

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