Petra B. Moncada

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Petra Moncada, 74, of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014. Born on June 1, 1940 in New Braunfels, she was the daughter of the late Eusebio Cantu, Sr., and Pauline Barboza Cantu. Petra is survived by her children, Rafael F. Moncada, Dora A. Campos and her husband, Cicifredo, and Polly Moncada; grandchildren, Andrea Campos, Carissa Burgett and her husband John, Leah Campos, Joseph Moncada, Audryanna Moncada, Matthew Machuca, and Alina Machuca; great-grandson, John Michael Burgett, Jr.; siblings, Apolonio Cantu and his wife Nancy, Maria Campos, Viviano Cantu, and Lola Ayala and her husband Tony. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm to 9:00pm with a Holy Rosary at 7:00pm on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will continue from 9:00am to 10:00am on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church, followed by the Mass, which begins at 10:00am. All services will end at the conclusion of the Funeral Mass. Please note: there will not be a procession from the funeral home to the church on Thursday morning. We ask all wishing to attend services on Thursday meet at the church.

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  1. My deepest condolences to the children of my dear aunt Petra and her siblings from the CANTU family. Special memories we will cherish and hold dear to our hearts never forgetting the special moments and trademark laugh that was so contagious! We will always love you and look forward to the day we all meet again. You are now in a better place where there is no pain and Father God has welcomed you with open arms. For that we are grateful. Loving you always!

  2. Sending our condolences to the family. Our prayers are with you all. Polly and Audry we are so sorry for your loss. Love from The Morales Family

  3. I remember when Pat she would come over to Chevela’s & Chamine’s house & before she would knock on the back door. She would always yell out Chevela’s name a couple of times CHEVELA CHEVELA so loud everyone in & out of the house knows when Pat was there at the back door. Up to this day I always yell really loud my mother-n-laws name also CHEVELA CHEVELA!!! Loved that lady!! I will personally miss her but I know she’s in a better place now. Pat please say hello to my momma & daddy & I miss them too. Rest in piece my friend!!!

  4. Who could ever forget such a sweet and tender heart? Who could ever forget a humble and loving spirit? Who could ever forget a loyal and kind friend? Who could ever forget? Not me. My best friend for so many years who could make me laugh every single time I’d see her. Heaven gained a new citizen for all eternity. “Goodnight sweet Princess and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest,” Shakespeare’s Hamlet

  5. My thoughts and Prayers go out to the Children and Grandchildren. I can say that I will never forget this little Lady! You dont find too many that live life with such a free spirit, and full of spunk like Mrs. Petra. RIP Madre!

  6. I will always remember this wonderful lady she would always have a smile on her face and never did I see her upset !! I got to spend some time with her and she would always talk to me about life she gave me good advice always. “Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.”

  7. Dora and Family, So sorry for your loss.I lost my Mother years ago and I know how painful it is. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Curtis & Laurie Koehler

  8. My condolences to the Moncada family, especially my Dad. May God hold all of you in his loving arms to console everyone at this difficult time of sorrow. I love you Dad, may you forever carry her in your heart. She will live on in our memories forever. Your grandson Joseph.

  9. Ralph, I am sending you my condolences and sympathy for your loss. God Bless you and your family through these days ahead and may God comfort each and everyone of you. Your Mom was a very sweet lady during our marriage and she will be missed. On behalf of The Villar Family, our condolences go out to you and your family. God Bless

  10. My Love, Prayers & Condolences to the Moncada and Cantu Family. My precious Godmother was so much fun and I will always remember how sweet she was to me. She was an amazing lady. Lots of Love, Julie Davila

  11. Our prayers and condolences to the Cantu and Moncada family. Petra was a long live friend of us. We will always remember her from our first day of marriage. She will be greatly missed!

  12. Petra, sleep in heavenly peace! until we meet again! our deepest sympathy to all the family may God bless you! and comfort you! our prayers and our love to you all! Sincerely, Joe & Sue Soto

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