Alvino Cardenas, Sr. went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 24, 2014, at the age of 94. He was born May 9, 1919 to Bernardo and Flora (Martinez) Cardenas in Millett, Texas.

He is survived by his sons, Alvino Cardenas, Jr. and wife Rafaela of San Antonio, George Cardenas and wife Irene of San Marcos, Gilbert Cardenas and wife Ofelia of Toledo, Ohio, Enrique Cardenas and wife Antonia of Saginaw, Michigan and Jesus Cardenas and wife Delia of San Antonio; daughters, Consuela Alaniz and husband Esteban of San Antonio, Ernestina Cardenas of Saginaw, Michigan and Gloria Martinez and husband Santos of Bradner, Ohio; brother, Gavino Cardenas and wife Minerva of San Antonio. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, thirty-eight grandchildren,one hundred and six great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernardo and Flora Cardenas; wife, Christina (Gomez) Cardenas; son, Tony Cardenas and daughter, Alicia Cardenas.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 2 – 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, in Charlotte. Interment will follow at Charlotte, Community Cemetery.

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