Alberto De La Cruz Jr.
January 9, 1931 – April 27, 2018
Alberto De La Cruz Jr., age 87, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, at home. He was born January 9, 1931, in San Antonio, to Alberto De La Cruz Sr. and Victoria Martinez. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He served his country in the United States Army in 1952. He retired from Borden’s dairy after 30 years. He was a do it yourself man and loved fixing things and displaying a wonderful knack for solving problems. Alberto lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family. He was also known to help anyone in need, including total strangers. He will forever be remembered by those he touched. He is preceded in death by his son Phillip De La Cruz, daughter Estella De La Cruz, brother Pedro De La Cruz Sr., brother Alfredo De La Cruz Sr. and stepson Sky Gonzalez. He is survived by his loving wife, Maria J. De La Cruz, son’s Alberto De La Cruz III and wife Theresa De La Cruz, Ernest De La Cruz Sr. and wife Lorena De La Cruz, Ismael De La Cruz and wife Brenda and Johnny Compian. Grandchildren Albert De La Cruz IV, Ernest De La Cruz Jr., Lauren De La Cruz, Ashley De La Cruz, Matthew De La Cruz and Richard De La Cruz. Stepchildren Luis and wife Alex, Geraldo and wife Tommy, Nelly and husband Ruben, Maricela, Jesse and wife Nora, Chelly, Lee, Kelly and Manuel. He also had 22 step grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Funeraria Del Angel Roy Akers Funeral Home 515 N Main Ave from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of resurrection will be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 1114 Willow St. with entombment to follow at San Fernando II.
- Visitation Thursday, May 3, 2018
- Rosary Thursday, May 3, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, May 4, 2018
- Committal Service Friday, May 4, 2018