ALICE, Texas – Arnoldo H. “Cuate” Hinojosa, 69, passed away January 27, 2010 in an Alice nursing home after a long illness. He was a retired welder.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugenio and Lucinda Hinojosa; two brothers, Lupito and Octavio Hinojosa; four sisters, Leonar Garcia, Elida Perez Ylda Hinojosa and Santos Gonzalez; and his in-laws, Pedro and Fidela Chapa.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Magdalena C. “Maggie” Hinojosa of San Antonio, Texas; three sons, Orlando (Ana Rea) Hinojosa of Alice, Texas,  Roland Hinojosa of San Antonio, Texas, and Arnoldo (Lucia) Hinojosa Jr. of Alice, Texas; three sisters,  Idalia Garcia of San Diego, Texas, Lydia Centeno of San Antonio, Texas, and Alma A. “Cuata” Lopez of Montclair, Calif.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m.  Friday, January 29, 2010 at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home Chapel in Alice with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at  10 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2010 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Dilworth Cemetery in Midway, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.

–Paid Obituary