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 Thomas Contreras

November 9, 1938 - January 23, 2019

Thomas Contreras, 80, was born on November 9, 1938 in Fresno, CA. He married Amparo Palacio Contreras June 3, 1961 in Brawley, CA. Thomas resided in Brawley and passed away on January 23, 2019.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Amparo Contreras, and his son, Thomas Contreras Jr., his daughter, Adela Encinas, his son, Valentin Contreras, daughter, Nancy Tapia, son, Gabriel Contreras, and his daughter, Denise Cabanilla. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, his sisters, Connie Chavez, Maggie Valenzuela, Betty Morgan and Lina Tapia, and his brothers, Abraham Tapia, Marcus Tapia and Joseph Tapia.

A Funeral Mass will be held for Thomas on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brawley with Fr. Ed Horning officiating. Rosary will be on Friday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brawley.

Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery following the mass.

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