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Manuel Emilio de la Cruz

March 12, 1948 — May 14, 2023

Brownsville

Brownsville - Manuel Emilio de la Cruz, 75, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023 at his residence.

Mr. de la Cruz was born March 12, 1948 in Mexico, son of Emilio de la Cruz and Maria Trinidad de la Cruz. He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Manuel Emilio de la Cruz Jr.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Nelida Guzman de la Cruz; his children, Osiel de la Cruz, Efren de la Cruz, Fernando de la Cruz, Roberto de la Cruz, Nelida de la Cruz, Natali de la Cruz; a brother, Fernando de la Cruz; sisters, Zoila de la Cruz Barguiarena and Martha Garza de la Cruz. Also surviving him are 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at Salinas Funeral Home - Chapel of the Heavens in Brownsville. Funeral chapel service is scheduled for Friday, May 19, 2023 at 10:00 am with interment to follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Salinas Funeral Home in Brownsville.
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Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Rosary

Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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