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Hernando Ignacio Cantillo Sosa


1912 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Hernando Ignacio Cantillo Sosa Obituary
HERNANDO IGNACIO CANTILLO SOSA died peacefully at his home in Riverside, CA on July 5, 2015. Hernando was born on November 15, 1912, in Barranquilla, Colombia, to Ignacio Cantillo Ruiz and Margarita Sosa de Cantillo. He grew up in Barranquilla and worked for 37 years for the electric company in that city. He was married to Dora Rocha, also of Barranquilla, for 62 years. In 1972 he and Dora moved to Riverside, CA to be with their daughter Ruth and son-in-law Bill Megenney. While in Riverside, Hernando worked as maintenance man at the Indian Hills Country Club. He loved to keep up with current events, watch soccer games and the news on TV, read famous novels and work out cross word puzzles. He was predeceased by his wife, Dora, his parents, his brother Carlos and his sister Esther. He is survived by his three children Hugo, Ruth and Alvaro; his brother Daniel; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park on July 14 at 11AM, after which he will be buried in the plot where Dora, his wife, rests.


Published in Press-Enterprise on July 14, 2015
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