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Jesse L. Cristan

August 25, 1950 — May 12, 2023

Portland

Jesse L. Cristan

 

Jesse Longoria Cristan, 72, passed away on May 12, 2023, in Portland, TX.  He was born in Mirando City, TX on August 25, 1950, to Jesus Cristan and Lidia Cristan.  Jesse was raised in Corpus Christi, TX and graduated from W. B. Ray High School in 1969. He received his Associates Degree in Welding in 1978 from Del Mar College.

Jesse was a welder by trade and worked with Nueces County for many years. He was a boxer in his younger years, enjoyed watching wrestling and being in the company of family and friends. He also was a devout Catholic.

He was preceded in death by his father Jesus Cristan and his sister Linda De La Rosa. 

He is survived by his daughter Laura (Mario) Cristan Garcia, granddaughter Olivia Renée Garcia, his mother Lidia Cristan, his sister Elizabeth Cristan and two nephews Roy De La Rosa and Rene (Krystal) De La Rosa.

Services will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Portland, TX. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am with the Rosary to begin at 10:30 am and the Funeral at 11:00 am. The burial will be held at 2:00 pm at Memory Gardens in Corpus Christi, TX. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the professionals at Winsteads’ Funeral Home. (361) 643-6564 www.winsteadsfuneralhome.com

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

1008 Austin St, Portland, TX 78374

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Rosary

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

1008 Austin St, Portland, TX 78374

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Mass

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

1008 Austin St, Portland, TX 78374

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Memory Gardens Cemetery

Corpus Christi, TX

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