Pete Cantu, age 41, passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, in Orange Grove, Texas. He was born on June 9, 1980, in Stephenville, Texas to Jesus Cantu, Jr. and Maria Acuna.
Pete will be remembered for his infectious laugh and loving personality. He was friendly and never met a stranger. Pete enjoyed being outdoors, working with his hands, welding, carpentry, gardening and spending time with his dog “Emma”. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his brothers, Alcardo Cantu, Jesus Cantu III; maternal grandfather, Juan Santos Acuna, and paternal grandparents, Jesus Cantu Sr. and Olivia Cantu.
Loved ones left to cherish his memories are his daughter, Victoria Munguia; mother, Maria Olga Acuna; father, Jesus (Avela) Cantu, Jr. both of Orange Grove, Texas; siblings, Miguel Cantu (Richard Stanley) of San Antonio, Texas, Lisa (Ricardo) Lopez Jr., of San Antonio, Texas, Richard Acuna, Sara Acuna, and Stacey Acuna all of Orange Grove, Texas; step brothers and sister, Freddy Sanchez, Adam Sanchez, Daniel Sanchez, and Miguela Sanchez; grandmother, Margarita Acuna; and numerous nephews and nieces.
A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 21, 2022 at Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 E. Main St., Alice, TX. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 PM at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church on that same date. Burial will follow at El Coyote Cemetery in Orange Grove, TX.
Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 East Main Street, Alice, Texas.
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