69-year-old Former District 6 Councilman Enrique Barrera, (photo) died early Friday.
Barrera suffered from cancer for 12 years. He died with his family near him at 5:32 a.m. in the Vitas Hospice Inpatient Unit at Methodist Healthcare System on Fredericksburg Road. A rosary is slated for Barrera at the Cathedral at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Mass on Monday will be held at 10 a.m., also at the Cathedral, with burial in San Fernando Cemetery No. 2. A reception will be held afterward at the Cathedral Centre at San Fernando Cathedral.
Survivors include his wife Leticia; a son, Enrique Barrera of El Paso; daughter Leticia Barrera of San Antonio; five grandchildren and two brothers, Edmundo Barrera of Del Rio and Elliot Barrera of Ozona