La Villa - Aurelia Perez Cantu, 95, passed away peacefully July 8, 2020 at her residence in La Villa. Aurelia was born November 12, 1924 to Eugenio and Alejandra Perez in Mercedes. She is survived by her children: Juan (Yolanda) Cantu, Noe (Berta) Cantu, Onesimo Cantu, Maria Guadalupe Cantu, Zulema Cantu, Magdalena "Maggie" Cantu, and Timotea "Timmie" Cantu; 27 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Aurelia is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Cantu, son, Manuel Cantu, Jr., her parents, Eugenio and Alejandra Perez, and great grandson, Augustus John Castillo. She is also preceded in death by her siblings, Simon Perez, Leandra P. Garcia, Bernadino Perez, Ramona P. Mireles, Genovevo Perez, Flavia P. Lopez, and Agustin Perez.
Viewing will be Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Viewing will continue Sunday, July 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Viewing will again resume Monday, July 13, at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. leading to departure for Graveside Services at Campacuas Cemetery in Mercedes.
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