Alice – Alfredo Cañas 90 years of age was called home on October 14, 2021. We lost a special man that was so educated about the world and about the Bible. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Sinton,Texas. He joined the Army at a very young age and served proudly for 21 years. While in the Military he earned various medals and awards. He is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Maria Elva, son Alfredo Cañas, Jr., his parents, brothers and sister. He is survived by his wife, Paula, three daughters Barbara (Ruben Sr.) Aguilar, Patricia S. (Joel) Garcia, Cynthia (Eloy Sr.) Ozuna , step children Susie Baldonado, Rick Baldonado, Carlos Garcia, Jr., Joe Garcia, Steve Garcia, seven grandsons, Omar Serna, Phillip Serna, Ruben Aguilar, Jr., Robert Aguilar Sr., Vedo Cañas, Vince Cañas, Eloy Gaston Ozuna II, four granddaughters Amanda Barron, Mariah Ozuna, Madyson Ozuna, Ashley Cañas, he was also blessed with 20 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren, and several step grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at 4 pm on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home of Alice with a Rosary recited at 6 p.m. that same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice with the Burial to follow at the New Collins Cemetery. Military graveside services by the United Veterans Burial Association. Honorary Pallbearer: Vince Cañas, Active Pallbearers: Omar Serna, Phillip Serna, Robert Aguilar Sr., Eloy Gaston Ozuna II, Carlos Garcia,Jr. and Steve Garcia. Due to Covid-19 Pandemic we ask that everyone continue to wear a mask at the funeral home, church, and at the cemetery. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. entrusted with the arrangements.
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