Pedro Cantu, Sr.

pedro cantu, sr.
Pedro Cantu, Sr., a resident of New Braunfels, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Kirkwood Manor at the age of 86. Pedro was born on May 13, 1926 in Laredo to Meliton Cantu and Maria Rangel Cantu. He later married Teresa Cantu, who preceded him in death July of 2005. Mr. Cantu was a self-employed painter for most of his professional career. Pedro was preceded in death by his wife; two brothers and 1 sister. Survivors include his sons, Pedro Cantu, Jr., Rudy Cantu and wife, Cindy and Dionicio Cantu; daughters, Irene Gutierrez and husband, Tino and Rosie Villarreal and husband, Reyes, Jr.; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Father Don Schwarting-Celebrant. Interment of Mr. Cantu's cremains will immediately follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Kirkwood Manor Activity Department, 2590 Loop 337 N., New Braunfels, TX 78130.

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  1. Our Condolences and prayers go out to the family at this time.. and Pedro will be missed.. but remembered… May he rest in peace. Gilbert Castaeda

  2. Our condolances and prayers go to Pete and his brothers and sisters. God bless you all.

  3. So sorry for your loss – Mr. Cantu was a special gentleman and we will miss him. Kathy Miller, LBSW

  4. Pete, Rudy, Donicio, Irene & Rosie my deepest sympathy to you all in the loss of your father. But you all and I know that he is in a better place and that’s to be with our Lord and Savior and with your beloved mother. I know that you all will miss him dearly, but keep your faith in God and keep all the good memories of him with you. My prayers are with all of you, now it’s your turn to stay close to each other and your families. “God Bless You All”

  5. Very sorry to hear about MR.Cantu passing.GodBless you pete,rudy and the rest of the cantu family.In our prayers,Jaime G.Aguilar,Sr and Family.

  6. Primos y Primas, I’m really sorry we didn’t attend the funeral but we were not advised. Tio Pedro was a great man. I loved hearing his stories and always listened to his advice. I will always remember him and his cheerful spirit. I pretty sure he had a temper (They didn’t call him “El Becerro” for nothing) but I never saw him mad. Your parents will forever be in my heart. I will remember and always miss the good times I had we you guys. Francisco Chiqui Rodriguez Jr. 1505 White Tail Laredo, Texas 78045 PH # 956-285-7511

  7. I worked at Kirkwood Manor for 3 1/2 years and had the honor and pleasure of knowing and taking care of Mr. Cantu. He was a wonderful man and always made me smile. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends and I will miss him. I will never eat Pan Dulce again without thinking of him and smiling. God Bless you.

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