Antonio H. Silva


Mr. Antonio H. Silva passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at the age of 93. He was born on Jan. 11, 1915, in Leon Guanajuato, Mexico.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Francisca Contreras Silva, and his second wife of 55 years, Louisa Balandran Silva; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his four daughters

: Lucy Malaer, Audelia Villagas (Trinidad), Lupe Rangel (Alberto) and Angie Rojas (Victor); one son, Robert Silva (Rosa); and one son from his heart, Ray Alex Balandran; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Juanita Silva Ignacio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Recitation of the Rosary was at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept., 15, 2008, at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were: Abraham Villegas, Roy Villegas, Randy Munoz, Jaime Malaer, Anthony Facundo and Pedro Facundo. Honorary pallbearers were Ray Balandran and Marcus Facundo.

Services under the direction of the DeLeon Funeral Home, 110 Cedar St., Lockhart, Texas. (512) 376-6200.


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