Cecilia Cardoza

March 23, 1945April 12, 2013

Cecilia Villlareal Cardoza of Gonzales, Texas passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the age of 68. Ms. Cardoza was born in Gonzales on March 23, 1945 to the late Jesse Navarro and Janie Casarez. She is survived by 6 sons, Frank Villereal, Jesse Lee Clark, Donald Ray Clark Jr., Jesse Russell Jr., David Russell all of Gonzales, Paul Russell of Houston; seven daughters, Debbri Russell, Jo Ann Williams, Linda Villareal, Peggy Russell Taylor all of Houston, Ruth Angel Russell of Gonzales, Patricia Russell of Georgia, and Nacole Russell Cole of Arlington; numerous brothers and sisters, 42 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; one infant son, Lyndon Villereal; one son, Ray Russell and one sister. Visitation will start at 5pm on April 19, 2013 at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am April 20, 2013 at St. James Catholic Church in Gonzales with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Burial will follow in the St. James Catholic Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at Buffington Funeral Home, 424 St. Peter, Gonzales, Texas 78629.


  • Visitation Friday, April 19, 2013
  • Funeral Saturday, April 20, 2013

Cecilia Cardoza

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The Ramos Family

April 22, 2013

Rest in peace Chita, you'll be missed tremendously!

Estela Molina

April 18, 2013

My sincere condolences to your family . Estela Molina .

Estela Molina

April 17, 2013

RIP Chita

Becky Alvarez

April 16, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.