Gilberto A. Cerda Jr., 69, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 27, 2019.
He is preceded in death by his parents Gilberto and Juanita Cerda; his brothers Jose “Joey” Arriaga and Mateo Salas; and his sister Guadalupe Arriaga Ortiz.
Gilberto is survived by his children; Richard Cerda, Norma Cerda and Connie Cerda . Also, to treasure many memories are his siblings; Valentin “Wale” Arriaga, Dora “Petra” Garcia, Dolores Schrock, Esperanza Garza, Esther Castañeda; along with his grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, with Military Honors presented by Veterans of Foreign War Port #2035 at 6 p.m. and a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in the South Chapel of Trevino Funeral Home. Services will conclude in the evening of Wednesday, January 30, 2019. A private graveside will be held at a later date.
Serving as Gilberto’s Pallbearers are; Michael Barron, Dominic Barron, Eric Arriaga, Tony Arriaga, Juan de Dios Garcia, Rafael Cazares; Honorary Pallbearers are, Valentin Arriaga, Manuel Garza, Joe Castañeda and Jaime Saldaña.
Family and friends are invited to view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and leave a condolence message for Gilberto’s family at www.trevinofuneral.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Trevino Funeral Home and Cremations, 1355 Old Port Isabel Rd., Brownsville, Texas 78521 and 956-542-2583.
Brother Gilbert. I just want to tell your family I Loved you and what a sweet good man you were. Enjoyed working with and hanging out with you. RIP my Brother until we meet again. GOD bless your family
Roger CrowderBurnet, TX
So miss you my friend .. Having you as a roommate for almost 10yrs was a blast and I wouldn't trade it for the world. You are missed but know you're now on streets of gold praising our awesome Savior. RIP amigo and I'll see you when I'm called home !
Marty CrowderAusti, TX
Uncle Gilbert I will miss you dearly. I enjoyed our conversations. Until we meet again....
Prayers to the entire family. May you find strength during this difficult time. God Bless
Nora BarronBrownsville, TX
Uncle Gilbert you will forever be in our hearts. Rest in peace my sweet uncle. Love you Always Denise, Julianna & DeAndra
Denise GarzaBrownsville, TX
May uncle Gilbert Rest In Peace with our Lord and forever be in eternal happiness.
Jessica A CastanedaHouston, TX
Love you daddy I will miss you truely, until we meet again.
Connie cerdaCincinnati, OH