OBITUARY

Alejandro Zambrano Cortez Sr.

October 1, 1938January 2, 2019
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Alejandro Zambrano Cortez Sr. went to be with the Lord on January 2, 2019 at the age of 80 after a short illness. Alejandro (Alex or Jando to some family and friends) loved to play the guitar and sing. Prior years he had been a member of the bilingual choir at St. Leonards Catholic Church in San Antonio, TX. He did a stint in the Army and continued in the Texas State National Guard 49th Armor Division for about nine years. Proceeded in death by his parents Maria Zambrano Cortez and Felipe Cortez; his sister Ramona Cruz (✙ Alvaro); his daughter in law Margarita V. Cortez. Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years Irma H. Cortez; his sons Alejandro Jr. (Sally), Javier Sr. (Rachel), Daniel (Janie), David (Angie) and Javier Jr Cortez; Grandchildren, Bryan Sr. (Antoinette), Sarah, Alexis (Jojo Rios), Destiny, Gabriela, Phillip, Bianca, Clarisa (Paul Alden) Cortez and Victoria Arriola (Prissy); Great Grandchildren, Jeremiah, Bryan Jr., Ryan, Gianna and Ellieanna ; his brother, Alberto Cortez (Minerva); his sisters, Socorro Cortez Garza (✙Elias), Corina Zamarripa (✙ Jose), and Dora Villa (✙Espiridion); and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Trevino Funeral Home 2525 Palo Alto Rd San Antonio,TX 78211 on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5pm-9pm, with a rosary at 7pm. Wednesday, January 23,2019 a mass of resurrection will he held at St. Leonards Catholic Church 8510 Zarzamora San Antonio,TX 78224 at 9:45 am with interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 1535 Harry Wurzbach San Antonio,TX 78209 Rest in peace my love… till we meet again.

  • FAMILY

  • Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years Irma H. Cortez; his sons Alejandro Jr. (Sally), Javier Sr. (Rachel), Daniel (Janie), David (Angie) and Javier Jr Cortez; Grandchildren, Bryan Sr. (Antoinette), Sarah, Alexis (Jojo Rios), Destiny, Gabriela, Phillip, Bianca, Clarisa (Paul Alden) Cortez and Victoria Arriola (Prissy); Great Grandchildren, Jeremiah, Bryan Jr., Ryan, Gianna and Ellieanna ; his brother, Alberto Cortez (Minerva); his sisters, Socorro Cortez Garza (✙Elias), Corina Zamarripa (✙ Jose), and Dora Villa (✙Espiridion); and numerous nieces and nephews

    .Proceeded in death by his parents Maria Zambrano Cortez and Felipe Cortez; his sister Ramona Cruz (✙ Alvaro); his daughter in law Margarita V. Cortez.

Services

23 January

Funeral Service

9:45 am

St Leonards Catholic Church

8510 Zarzamora
San Antonio, Texas 78224

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service
REMEMBERING

Alejandro Zambrano Cortez Sr.

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Sara Alicia Meza Nichols

January 22, 2019

To the Zambrano Cortez family:


So sorry for your loss, thinking about you all, our thoughts and prayers are with you.....

Love,
Your cousins,

Carlos Cardenas Meza and Sara Alicia Meza Nichols

Sally Cortez

January 19, 2019

Thank you for being a great ,loving, caring grandfather to my Victoria , ALEXIS and Phillip . You will live through the great memories we shared with you . May you Rest In Peace and the perpetual light shine upon you.

Herlinda Rios Sanchez

January 10, 2019

My deepest condolences go out to the family, lifting each of you up in prayer for comfort and strength during this difficult times. Great memories are forever kept in my heart with the Cortez Family love you all 🤗❤️🙏🏽🙏🏽.

Alex Cortez. Jr

January 9, 2019

Lord thank you for blessing me with this strong loving, humble , generous man I call dad ! Thank you dad for always being there for me and all the great , priceless memories I will forever hold in my heart❤️Rip

JAVIER CORTEZ

January 9, 2019

Dad, you will be forever in my heart!

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