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Marcelino Contreras, Sr.

April 26, 1927 — April 15, 2022

Marcelino Contreras, Sr.

April 26, 1927-April 15, 2022

Mr. Marcelino Contreras, Sr., 94, joined our Lord in His heavenly kingdom on Friday, April 15, 2022.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Candelario and Sotera Contreras; wife Aurora Romanos Contreras; son Marcelino Contreras, Jr.; daughter Maria Rosa Alcaraz; sister Ester Ramos, and brother Pedro Contreras.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Maria Aurora (Roberto) Arenas, Hilda (Jose) Villarreal, Guadalupe (Juan) Alcaraz, Elizabeth (Juan) Rodriguez, Olga Rosario (Baltazar) Flores, Kristy Lorraine (Mark) Haffar; sisters, Rita Hernandez, Angela Medina; brothers, Francisco Contreras and Refugio Contreras.  He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.

The family will be receiving condolences on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022 from 5pm to 9pm at Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 719 Loring at Cortez.; where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will commence at 7 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday morning, April 22, 2022 at Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapels for a Chapel service at 10:00 a.m.

Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Juan Antonio Rodriguez Jr., Andres Rodriguez, Jesus Rodriguez, Marcelino Contreras III, Abel Martinez, and Rodrigo Alcaraz, Jr.

You may express your condolences, share your favorite memories, and sign the guestbook online at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapels & Cremation Services, 719 Loring at Cortez, Laredo, Texas 78040; (956)722-0001.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marcelino Contreras, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, April 21, 2022

5:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

719 N Loring Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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Rosary

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

719 N Loring Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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Chapel Service

Friday, April 22, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

719 N Loring Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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Interment

Friday, April 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

3200 N Meadow Ave, Laredo, TX 78040

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