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Angel Luis Cruz-Sierra

November 30, 1929 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary


Rodeado de su amorosa familia, Ángel Luis Cruz-Sierra, de 92 años, de Palestina, Texas, fue llamado a su hogar eterno en el Cielo el lunes 23 de mayo de 2022.  Nació en Bayamón, Puerto Rico el 30 de noviembre de 1929 de padres Rafael Cruz y Avelina Sierra Cruz.

Ángel era un padre y abuelo amoroso que adoraba a su familia.  Disfrutaba de muchas cosas en la vida y una de ellas era escuchar música. Se sentaba y jugaba dominó con cualquiera. Ángel era un bailarín maravilloso y le encantaba comer todo tipo de comida. La memoria de Ángel vivirá en los corazones de su familia y amigos para siempre. 

Le preceden en la muerte sus padres, Rafael y Avelina Cruz; su esposa, Mercedes Cruz, y siete hermanos.

Ángel vivirá en los corazones de su hija, Inés Cruz y su esposo Ramón Afanador; nietos, marines Afanador y esposo Rubén González, y Jeannette Afanador; bisnietos, Jorge Julián Alaniz, Emiliano González e Ian Gabriel Afanador.

Los amigos están cordialmente invitados a una visita con la familia desde las seis en punto hasta las ocho de la tarde, el jueves 26 de mayo de 2022 en la Capilla Memorial del Rhone Funeral Home, donde comenzará un Rezo del Santo Rosario a las siete de la tarde.

Una misa de entierro cristiano se llevará a cabo a las diez de la mañana del viernes, día 27 de mayo de 2022, en la Iglesia Católica del Sagrado Corazón, 503 N. Queen St. en Palestina, donde el P. Cristian Zelaya oficiará. El Rito de Compromiso debe seguirse, a través de un cortejo escoltado, en el Cementerio de San José en Palestina.

Los honrados de servir como portadores del féretro son Rubén González, Ramón Afanador, Jorge Julián Alaniz, Emiliano González.

Los servicios funerarios para Angel Luis Cruz Sierra están a cargo de Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas. 


Surrounded by his loving family, Angel Luis Cruz-Sierra, age 92, of Palestine, Texas, was called to his eternal home in Heaven on Monday, the 23rd day of May 2022.  He was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on the 30th day of November 1929 to parents Rafael Cruz and Avelina Sierra Cruz.

Angel was a loving father and grandfather who adored his family.  He enjoyed many things in life and one of those was listening to music. He would sit down and play dominoes with anyone. Angel was a wonderful dancer and loved to eat all kinds of food. Angel’s memory will live on in the hearts of his family and friends forever. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Rafael and Avelina Cruz; wife, Mercedes Cruz, and seven siblings.

Angel will live on in the hearts of his daughter, Ines Cruz and husband Ramon Afanador; grandchildren, Marines Afanador and husband Ruben Gonzalez, and Jeannette Afanador; great grandchildren, Jorge Julian Alaniz, Emiliano Gonzalez, and Ian Gabriel Afanador.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening, on Thursday, the 26th day of May 2022 in the Rhone Memorial Chapel, where a Recitation of the Holy Rosary is to commence at seven o’clock in the evening.

A Mass of Christian Burial is to be conducted at ten o’clock in the morning on Friday, the 27th day of May 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 503 N. Queen St. in Palestine, where Fr. Cristian Zelaya will officiate. The Rite of Committal is to follow, via escorted cortege, at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Palestine.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Ruben Gonzalez, Ramon Afanador, Jorge Julian Alaniz, Emiliano Gonzalez.

Funeral services for Angel Luis Cruz Sierra are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.  

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 26, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rhone Memorial Chapel
3900 S. State Highway 19
Palestine, TX 75801

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
May 26, 2022

7:00 PM
Rhone Memorial Chapel
3900 S. State Highway 19
Palestine, TX 75801

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
May 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
503 North Queen
Palestine, TX 75801

Interment following funeral service
Friday
May 27, 2022

Saint Josephs Cemetery
Newman Street
Palestine, TX 75801

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