Arthur Alberto Jesus Cardenas

December 26, 1984October 12, 2013
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Arthur Alberto Jesus Cardenas was born December 26, 1984 in Austin, Texas. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 12, 2013.

Arthur was the pride and joy of his family. He will be remembered for his beautiful eyes and beautiful smile which was a sign of his love for life. He enjoyed traveling, the outdoors, playing golf with his friends and spending time with his family. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Texas Longhorn football team and the San Antonio Spurs.

Arthur graduated with honors from Pflugerville High School in 2003. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008. He was a successful website developer and videographer and was also employed at Trace Restaurant in downtown Austin.

He is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Cardenas, brothers Joshua and Paul, maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ventura Briceno, paternal grandfather Mr. Arthur U. Cardenas, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Mrs. Eva Cardenas.

Special gratitude is extended to the medical staff of St. David’s Hospital for their compassionate care of Arthur during his illness. Very special gratitude is extended to his caregiver Ms. Diana Pisana for her continuous demonstration of love for Arthur during his illness.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, on Friday, October 18, 2013 in the Memorial Chapel of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. The memorial service will take place at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 19 in the Memorial Chapel of the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Austin Golden Gloves P.O.Box 150665 Austin, Texas 78715.

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  • Visitation Friday, October 18, 2013
  • Rosary Service Friday, October 18, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 19, 2013

Arthur Alberto Jesus Cardenas

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Jessica Alderete

October 11, 2015

I can't believe this has happened, I was looking u up on Facebook to see how u have been and I couldn't find u...I Google your name and this pops up! I am devestated! High school was amazing with u, we dated a bit and we had a lot of fun! I'm still in shock! :(

January 13, 2014

Little Art, It has been three months since your passing. I and your tia Cyndi miss you dearly. Love and miss you. Strength and love.

Tia Mike Cardenas

Gilbert Cardenas

December 26, 2013

AJ miss you and think about you constantly. Love you and I will see you someday. Strength and Honor.

uncle Gilbert

Tia Sally ?

November 18, 2013 has been over a month since you've left us...I miss you so much and miss our kisses. I know that you are around us and smiling down at those you left behind. I continue to see those small signs, just to let me know that you are ok. I can feel your strength and love. Love you Mijo!

November 17, 2013

Dear Art and Family, I am so sorry to here of your sons passing,my prayers and deepest thoughts are with all of you.Your Faith is your Strength. Gods Blessings. Love To All. John Donato N.Y.P.D. Retired

Mike & Michelle Vallandingham

November 8, 2013

Art was one of the good guys. Glad we had the pleasure of knowing him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Cardenas family.

October 25, 2013

My deepest heartfelt sympathy on Arthur's passing. He was such an inspiration, always full of life and a sunbeam lighting up many classrooms at PHS. His energy and contagious smile impacted so many. God Bless.
Vernagene Mott(PHS teacher)

Carol Hainbach

October 25, 2013

During the brief time towards the end his life on was a priviledge to meet and interact with Arthur. Arthur always maintained a beautiful smile to share with the people who surrounded him....he will be remembered. with fondness.
Condolences to his family and loved ones.

October 19, 2013

Mr. & Mrs. Cardenas, we are so sorry for your loss. Arthur was a talented and handsome son. May the Peace of our Lord comfort your family during this most difficult time.

Mr. & Mrs. Joe Villalobos and Family (Victoria and Alicia)

Isabelle Lopez

October 19, 2013

Art, Connie and siblings, I'm so sad to hear about the loss of your loved one. May the wonderful memories you shared sustain you. God bless you