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Rafael Castilleja

August 11, 1928 — February 12, 2022

Manuel Cantu Tijerina, 81, passed away Friday, February 11, 2022, at his residence in Edinburg.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Petra Davis Tijerina; his parents, Joaquin Garza Tijerina and Carlota Cantu Tijerina.
Mr. Tijerina is survived by nine children, Karla (Frank Davila) Tijerina, Francisco (Rosalinda) Tijerina, Maximiliano (Leticia) Tijerina, Altagracia (Oliver Vasquez) Garcia, Raquel Tijerina, Maria Lourdes Tijerina, Sylvia (Carlos) Garcia, Manuel Tijerina Jr., Jose Angel (Maria) Tijerina; 26 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 6 p.m. rosary Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 E. Canton in Edinburg. Funeral service will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Faysville. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.
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Visitation

Thursday, February 17, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Memorial Funeral Home - San Juan

311 E Expressway 83, San Juan, TX 78589

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Interment

Friday, February 18, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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