Thomas C. Cabrera

Thomas C. Cabrera
Thomas was born October 29, 1923 in Barstow, California to Tomas and Consuelo Cabrera. He entered into rest on March 29, 2014. Thomas grew up in Colton, California and resided in Rialto. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Cecilia, his brother Cristobal Guerrero, daughters Cynthia and Max Avilez, Anna Lemos, Rebecca and Tony Moreno, Kathy and Mike Ornelas, and Maria(Teri) and Pat Daghlian. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Richard Sr. and wife Alma, brothers, Nick, Nacho, Lalo, Carmen; sisters, Lorenza, Mollie, Frenchie, Leonides, and Monie.
Thomas served in the Army during World War II in the 81st Tank Destroyer Battalion and was wounded in Saint Lo, Normandy, France and received the Purple Heart. He graduated from Woodbury University in Los Angeles in 1947 and worked for the California State Board of Equalization for 35 years. During his lifetime Thomas volunteered with many youth and community organizations.
Visitation will be held Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 4-8pm at Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary in Colton CA. Services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, April 7, 2014 at San Salvador Catholic Church in Colton, CA. Burial will follow at Montecito Memorial Park.,

Funeral Home

Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary
3520 E Washington St Colton, CA 92324
(909) 825-3024

Published in San Bernardino Sun on Apr. 4, 2014