MISSION - Jose C. Cabañas, 71, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
He was born to Pomposo Cabañas and Maria Trinidad Acevedo on July 5, 1941 in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Survivors include his wife, Hermelinda Cabañas of Mission; children, Connie Ayala of Mission, Veronica Herrera of McAllen, Janie Rodriguez of Mission and David Bonilla of Mission; siblings, Guadalupe Gomez and Sarafin Cabañas; and 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 12 to 9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Virgil Wilson Memorial Chapel in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, March 20, at 11 a.m. at St. John of the Fields Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Garden of Angels Cemetery in Abram.