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Patricia Rae Cantu

November 25, 1969 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 51)

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Patricia Rae “Tricia” Cantu, beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother, died September 21, 2021, after a courageous, 3½-year battle against cancer. She was 51.

Mrs. Cantu was born in Brownsville to Raeford and Lucila C. Etheridge. She graduated from Pace High School in 1988, where she was first chair in alto bass clarinet in the Pace Vikings Marching Band. She attended Texas Southmost College.

She was employed by the Cameron County Engineering Department as a right-of-way clerk. Previously, she worked at Kids Corner Child Development Center, the Texas Department of Human Services, Benavides Driving School and the Cameron County Clerk’s Office.

In 1989, she married Margarito Guzman Jr. at El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church, of which she was a member.

Mrs. Cantu was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents, Juan E. and Esther C. Cornejo.

She is survived by her husband, Felipe Cantu, whom she married on Aug. 4, 2018; her daughter, Pricilla Rae Rosales (Rosalio); her son, Jonathan Ray Guzman; her mother, Lucila C. Etheridge; her brother, Raeford Etheridge Jr.; her grandchildren, Kaydence Rae Rosales and Logan Bryce Rosales; her nephew, Michael Etheridge; her niece, Mercedes Etheridge; her aunts, Sofia C. Benavides and Azenett Cornejo; her uncle, Juan Jose Cornejo (Maggie); her mother-in-law, Maria H. Cantu; and several cousins.

Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, September 26, at Darling-Mouser Funeral Home, 945 Palm Blvd. A prayer service will take place at 7 p.m. led by the Reverends Santos Ortiz Jr.

Services will take place at noon Monday, September 27, at El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church, 435 Boca Chica Blvd., with the Reverends Santos Ortiz Jr. and Pedro Hinojosa officiating. Burial will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park, 5 McDavitt Blvd.

Serving as pallbearers will be Rosalio Rosales, Jesus Mata Jr., Michael Mata, Arnold Hinojosa, Alex Ruiz and Kevin Eguia.

Honorary pallbearers are Sofia Garcia, Juan Jose Cornejo, Louis Sorola, Ben Worsham, Pete Sepulveda and John Wood.

You may share your memories of Patricia with her family at www.darlingmouser.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Darling-Mouser Funeral Home, 945 Palm Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas and (956) 546-7111. 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 26, 2021

1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel
945 Palm Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78520

Prayer Service
Sunday
September 26, 2021

7:00 PM
Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel
945 Palm Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78520

Visitation
Monday
September 27, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Darling-Mouser Funeral Home - East Chapel
945 Palm Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78520

Funeral Service
Monday
September 27, 2021

12:00 PM
El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church
435 Boca Chica
Brownsville, TX 78520

Committal
Monday
September 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Buena Vista Burial Park
5 McDavitt Boulevard
Brownsville, TX 78521

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