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Albert A. Mercado

Albert A. Mercado 1940-2013 Our beloved Albert A. Mercado, 73, resident of Austin, was called by our heavenly father on Saturday June 22, 2013. Albert is survived by his wife., Norma F. Mercado; daughters, Eleanor S. Valdez (Tony), Roberta Smith (John); son, A.J. Mercado, Jr. (Sarah); 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Albert was preceded in death by his parents Cenobio and Jesusa Mercado. Albert was born in Austin to Cenobio and Jesusa Mercado on February 20, 1940. He played football at Austin High School as a tackle and guard and graduated in 1959. He attended the University of Texas and became one of their lifelong fans. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe and a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus. He was president of the PTA for San Jose Church. Albert was a member of the American Institute of Architects. He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Albert was a loving husband and father. Serving as pallbearers will be Fox Smith, John Michael Vega, John Haney, Gus Rosa, Johnny Ray Flores, and Axxel Mercado. Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday June 27, 2013 at Mission Funeral Home on Cesar Chavez St. Chapel service is at 10:00 a.m. Friday June 28, 2013. Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery.



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Published in Austin American-Statesman on June 26, 2013
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