MISSION – Celso Cardoza, 79, passed away on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Doctors Hospital in Edinburg.
Mr. Cardoza was born on April 5, 1936, in Mission.
Survivors include his wife, Benita Cardoza; children, Juanita Guerra, Rosario Vela, Ricardo Cardoza, Elena Ybarra, Eduardo Cardoza, Julia Colon, Celso Cardoza Jr., Julio Lopez, Carolina Gonzalez and Corina Cardoza; and 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Luciano Cardoza and Julia De Luna.
A funeral mass will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.