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    Tony Cardoza

Marco Antonio (Tony) Cardoza

December 7, 1966 - May 18, 2019

    A funeral mass will be celebrated for Marco Antonio (Tony) Cardoza, age 52, of Hobbs, New Mexico and formerly of Lamesa, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Lamesa with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating. 
    The burial committal service will follow at the Dawson County Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Gonzales Funeral Home of Lamesa, Texas.
    Viewing will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 and Tuesday, May 21, 2019 with a Rosary prayer service on Tuesday, starting at 7:00 p.m., at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel.
    Tony passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. He was born on December 7, 1966 in Mexico. Tony and Irene Gomez started a new family life together on August 21, 2007 in Hobbs, New Mexico. 
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio Cardoza and Ignacia Cardoza; his brother, Adan Cardoza; and his sister, Eva Gurrola.
    Tony was a farmer. He enjoyed working on motor vehicles, loved to bar-b-que with his family and spending as much time as he could with his grandchildren and nephews.
    Tony is survived by his wife, Irene Gomez of Hobbs, New Mexico; his daughters, Amanda Cardoza and Erica Cardoza, both of Lamesa, and Adrianna Nicole Gomez and Lucrecia Ly’Ann Gomez, both of San Angelo, Texas; his sons, Rudolpho Salinas Jr. of San Angelo, Texas and Roger R. Salinas of Hobbs, New Mexico; his brothers, Ignacio Cardoza and wife, Maria Cardoza, of Mexico, and Ruben Cardoza and wife, Ramona Cardoza, of Lamesa; his sisters, Yolanda Tapia and husband, Alfredo Tapia, of El Paso, Texas, Irma Castro of Hobbs, New Mexico and Teresa Fraire of Lamesa; his grandchildren, Braydon Navarro, Juan Antonio Gomez Cabrera, Rudolpho Miguel Gomez, Estrella Salinas and Natalia Irene Martinez.
    Pallbearers were Jacob Martinez, Anjel Flores, Ruben Cardoza Jr., Gerardo Cardoza, Alberto Gurrola and Marco Antonio Salinas. 
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