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Carlos A Cantu

November 4, 1941 — November 3, 2022

Progreso

Progreso - Carlos A. Cantu "El Chorizo", 80, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at his residence in Progreso.

Mr. Cantu was born November 4,1941 in San Antonio de los Olmos, Tamaulipas, Mexico, son of Guadalupe Cantu and Antonia Alvarado Cantu. He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Andrea Cantu.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Amparo Puentes Cantu; his children, Olga Lydia Cantu (Eddie), Amparo Martinez (Roy), Juan Carlos Cantu (Josie), Marisela Cantu (Greg Kendrick); siblings, Antonio Cantu, Abdon Cantu, Maria Guadalupe Cantu, Santos Cantu, Manuel Cantu, Maria Elena Cantu, Francisca Cantu, Adela Cantu, Irma Cantu, Leonardo Cantu, Anabertha Cantu, Manuela Cantu and Andrea Cantu. Also surviving him are 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Monday. November 7, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a rosary at 7:00 pm at Salinas Funeral Home - Chapel of the Heavens in Weslaco. Funeral mass is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Progreso. Interment will follow at Mercedes Memorial Restlawn Cemetery.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Salinas Funeral Home in Weslaco.

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Monday, November 7, 2022

3:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Salinas Funeral Home of Weslaco - Chapel of the Heavens

2929 West Expressway 83, Weslaco, TX 78596

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Rosary

Monday, November 7, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Salinas Funeral Home of Weslaco - Chapel of the Heavens

2929 West Expressway 83, Weslaco, TX 78596

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Mass

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Progreso, Texas

210 Watts Avenue, Progreso, TX 78579

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Interment

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mercedes Memorial Restlawn Cemetery

301 Jose M Cantu Road, Mercedes, TX 78570

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