Julia Ledesma Cerrito, 1950-2020


Julia Ledesma Cerrito, 69, of Alba, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in Tyler. She was born on Dec. 20, 1950 in Knox City to Elpidio Ledesma and Lorenza Ledesma. She was a retired seamstress with American Recreation and Lambeth’s Upholstery and a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Nieves, Antonio, Herbie and Ralph Ledesma; and sisters, Josie Ledesma, Ydelia Ledesma and Elpidio Ledesma. 

She is survived by her husband, Antonio Cerrito of Alba; daughters, Angela Garcia of Mineola, Rachel Lugo of Mineola and Jeanette Jones of Alba; son, Marco Cerrito of Mineola; sister, Agnes Alvarez of Florence; brother, Juan Ledesma of Round Rock; and eleven grandkids.

Private family funeral mass was held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Mineola at 10 a.m. with Rev. Father Lawrence Love conducting. Interment followed at Golden Cemetery.