Jose Cabral, 90, entered eternal rest on Friday, February 5, 2021. Jose was born in Concho County, Texas on July 3, 1930 to Domingo and Felipa Cabral. As a family man, he was employed by the City of San Angelo with the Department of Street and Bridge for approximately 30 years. He was a devout Catholic and was an example of how one should love Jesus. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, enjoyed being a lector and was a member of the Morning Glories. He happily devoted much of his time to the maintenance and upkeep of the church. He especially enjoyed and took great pleasure in volunteering as a groundskeeper.
Viewing will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 3:00pm – 8:00pm and Monday, February 8, 2021 from 3:00pm –8:30pm at Gutierrez Funeral Chapels, 1102 Knickerbocker Road, San Angelo, Texas 76903. Recitation of the Rosary will be held on February 8, 2021 at 6:30pm at Gutierrez Funeral Chapels, 1102 Knickerbocker Road, San Angelo, Texas 76903. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 7 West Avenue N., San Angelo, Texas 76903. Interment following Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Hospice of San Angelo, especially Elena Recendiz, Aracelie Flores and Miranda Saldivar, as well as his private caregivers Berta Stakes and Molly Riley. We would also like to thank Meals for the Elderly and their volunteers.
Jose was preceded in death by his parents Domingo and Felipa Cabral, siblings; Guillermo Cabral, Manuel Cabral, Catalina Vasquez and granddaughter, Mercedes Cabral.
Jose is survived by his sister, Guadalupe Iñiguez of West Liberty Iowa and two sons and nine daughters, namely; Guillermo Cabral (Dora), Evangelina Carney (Chris), Rosa Maria Davis (Bill), Delia Polanco (Raul), Lourdes Cabral (Tim), Carolina Rankin (Rob), Javier Cabral (Gricelda), Avelina Cabral, Cristina Eureste (Miguel), Patricia Cabral and Yolanda Cabral (David). He also leaves behind 24 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren (baker’s dozen).
Pallbearers: Guillermo Cabral, Javier Cabral, David Tarango, Miguel Eureste, Jr., Tim Spratley, and Christopher Carney.
2 Timothy 4:7-8 NIV
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
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