Calixto ‘Don Carlos’ Cora

August 26, 2015

Calixto ‘Don Carlos’ Cora

CALIXTO “DON CARLOS” CORA – of Woburn, Wednesday, August 26th. Beloved husband of the late Maria Fonseca. Devoted father of Gladys Cora of Puerto Rico, Carlos Cora and his wife Iris Merle, Enrique Cora, all of Woburn, Carlos Jaime Cora of Puerto Rico, Rosa Cora of Woburn, and Idalia Cora of Winchester. Loving “Abuelo” of Janet Lopez, Alberto Lopez, Rafael Rivera, Gabriel Rivera, Chayanne Rivera, Carlos Cora Jr., Javier Cora, Alexander Cora, Janiel Cora, Rosely Cora, Jahaira Cora, Angel Joel Cora, and Odalys Marie Cora. Cherished great grandfather of Janylet, Keyron, David, Yadiel, and Yandel. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, September 1st at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Internment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Funeral Home on Monday, August 31st from 3 to 7 p.m.

OBITUARY:

Calixto Cora passed away Wednesday, August 26th at his daughter’s home inWinchester. The beloved husband of the late Maria (Fonseca) Cora, he was eighty years of age.

Born and raised in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, “Don Carlos,” as he was affectionately known, was the son of the late Bernade and Pascuala (Montanez) Cora. He attended school for a short time before becoming a laborer in the sugar cane industry.

He married the love of his life, Maria, and brought six beautiful children into the world. Don Carlos loved his family and was delighted as his family grew and he became a grandfather to his many grandchildren, and later, great-grandchildren. Don Carlos enjoyed singing and music. He was a very active parishioner in his church in Puerto Rico and sang in the choir.

A very happy gentleman, Don Carlos was a loving and caring father and provider to his family.

In addition to his parents, Calixto was sadly predeceased by his wife, Maria (Fonseca) Cora.

He is lovingly survived by his children, Gladys Cora of Puerto Rico, Carlos Cora and his wife Iris Merle, Enrique Cora, all of Woburn, Carlos Jaime Cora of Puerto Rico, Rosa Cora of Woburn, and Idalia Cora of Winchester; his grandchildren, Janet Lopez, Alberto Lopez, Rafael Rivera, Gabriel Rivera, Chayanne Rivera, Carlos Cora Jr., Javier Cora, Alexander Cora, Janiel Cora, Rosely Cora, Jahaira Cora, Angel Joel Cora, and Odalys Marie Cora; and his great grandchildren, Janylet, Keyron, David, Yadiel, and Yandel.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, September 1st at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Internment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Funeral Home on Monday, August 31st from 3 to 7 p.m.

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