Feb. 19, 1931 - Jan. 8, 2014
Antonio Duran, 82, of El Centro was born February 19, 1931 in Benjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico and passed away January 8, 2014.
Visitation was held Thursday, January 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley.
Chapel service will commence at 10 a.m. this morning at Frye Chapel. Antonio will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro following the service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosario G. Duran; sons, George Garcia, Antonio Duran Jr. and Joe "Lucas" Duran.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Bertha Hernandez of 43 years; son Jose "Pelon" Ponce of El Centro, CA; daughter, Cecilia Moran of El Centro, CA; comadre, Esperanza Alvarez; daughters, Cecilia G. Santos, Ramona G. Castaneda, Lupe G. Jimenez all of Brawley, CA, Margaret Garcia of Lindsey, CA, Lupe Duran of Dos Palos, CA, Rosemary Duran of Imperial, CA, and Norma Duran of Brawley; son, Jose Remedios Duran of Los BAnos, CA, Cergio Duran of Brawley, CA, and Daniel and Rachel Hernandez of Brawley, CA; 31 granchildren, 22 great- great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-great- grandchild.