Maria Cristina (Rivas) Cantu, age 39, of Carrollton, Texas, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018. She was born June 10, 1978, in Mexico, to Jesus and Maria Cristina (Dominguez) Rivas. Maria married the love of her life, Rolando Cantu, on Valentine’s Day of 2004 in Frisco, Texas. She obtained her bachelor’s degree and worked as a technician in the computer industry.
Maria is survived by her loving husband, Rolando Cantu; their precious son, Kairo Romeo Cantu; her mother, Maria Cristina Dominguez of Mexico; siblings, Silvia Rivas, Gloria Rivas, Jesus Rivas, Martina Rivas, Melissa Rivas, Gamaliel Rivas, David Rivas, Norma Rivas, and Eliseo Rivas; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her son, Diego Cantu; her daughter, Anacristina Cantu; and her father, Jesus Rivas.
The family will receive friends at a Visitation on Monday, May 14, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 8520 Main Street, Frisco, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., with Father Artemio Patino officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview West Memorial Park.