Cipriano P. Padilla
Cipriano Porto Padilla, 81, of Uvalde died on Dec. 8, 2018, in San Antonio.
He was born on June 9, 1937, in Crystal City to Lucia Maria Rosario Porto and Jose H. Padilla.
He married Victoriana Salinas in Uvalde in 1983.
Padilla is survived by his wife of 35 years, of Uvalde; five daughters, Victoria Candela and husband, Luis Alvarado, of Uvalde, Lucy Castillo and husband, Albert, Mary Martinez and husband, Benjamin, Sara Gallegos, Jane Castillo and husband, Vanicio, all of San Antonio, and Blanca Cantu of Glen Rose; three sons, George Padilla and Jose Fuentes, both of San Antonio and Manuel Fuentes of Uvalde; five sisters, Irene Cruz, Pauline LaPas, Flora Aguilar, Lucia Gutierrez and Esmeralda Rosales, all of San Antonio; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Fidel Padilla, Ermiliano Padilla and Jose Padilla.
A rosary was recited on Monday and again on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
A funeral mass was held yesterday at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Pallbearers were Adam Martinez, Jasmine Macia, Gary Gauna, Gerardo Hernandez, Jose Salinas and Luis Alvarado.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com