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Adela Antunez Cervantes

August 2, 1960 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Adela Antunez Cervantes Obituary

Adela Antunez Cervantes, a beacon of love and gentleness, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2024, in Bradenton, at the age of 63. Born on August 2, 1960, in Mexico, Adela's life was a tapestry woven with devotion to her family, friends, and faith.

Adela's journey began as the cherished daughter of her hometown in Mexico, where she grew up surrounded by the vibrant culture and warmth of her community. Her youthful days were filled with joy and the blossoming of lifelong friendships. Adela's heart found its counterpart in Florencio Santa Maria, with whom she built a life founded on love and mutual respect. Their partnership was blessed with three wonderful children, Eseyna, Eneyda, and Jose Santa Maria, who were the center of her world.

As a matriarch, Adela was the embodiment of love and grace. She was a guiding light for her brother, Santos Benetiz, and an anchor for her fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her presence was a comforting embrace, and her legacy of kindness is a treasure that will live on in the hearts of her family.

Adela's life was marked by her unwavering faith, as she was a devoted attendee of St. Clement Catholic Church. Her spirituality was a source of strength and inspiration, not only to her but also to all who knew her. Adela's gentle spirit and friendly demeanor made her a beloved member of her community, where she formed lasting bonds with those she met.

Her interests extended beyond the walls of the church and into the lives of the people she encountered. Adela's loving nature made her an unforgettable friend and confidante. She approached life with a gentle touch, and her kindness left a lasting impact on everyone she encountered.

To describe Adela, one would use words such as loving, friendly, and gentle—attributes that were the essence of her being. She navigated life's challenges with grace and always managed to see the good in people and situations. Adela's warmth and generosity knew no bounds, and her smile was a source of joy and comfort.

Reflecting on Adela's life, one is reminded of the words of the poet Maya Angelou, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Adela's memory will be cherished not only for the life she led but for the love she shared and the way she made others feel.

Adela Antunez Cervantes leaves behind a legacy of love—a love that will continue to echo through the generations. Her spirit will forever be woven into the fabric of her family's lives, guiding and inspiring them as they carry her memory forward.

As we bid farewell to Adela, we do so with hearts full of gratitude for the time we were privileged to share with her. Her journey on earth has ended, but her story—told in the lives of those she touched—will never truly conclude. Adela's love story is one for the ages, and her chapter in our hearts is eternal.

The Family will receive friends on March 26, 2024 from 4:00pm- 8:00pm at Haught Funeral Home, 708 West Dr. MLK Jr. blvd. Plant City, Fl. 33563. A Funeral Mass will take place on March 27, 2024 at 10:00am at St. Clement Catholic Church 1104 North Alexander Street Plant City, Fl. 33563.



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Viewing & Visitation
March 26, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haught Funeral Home Chapel
708 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Plant City, FL 33563

Mass of Christian Burial
March 27, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Clement Catholic Church 1104 N Alexander St Plant City FL


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