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Arturo Contreras, Jr.

02/03/1965 - 07/01/2019
Service Date: 07/12/2019
Service Time: 11 AM
Service Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201
Visitation Date: 07/12/2019
Visitation Time: 9 AM
Visitation Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel

Arturo Contreras, born on February 2, 1965, was called home on Monday, July 1, 2019. There to meet him were his mother, family and close friends he kept in his heart who also passed. He left behind to carry on his traditions are his wife, Patricia Corona, and to carry on his legacy his children: Phillip Contreras, Stephanie Contreras and Eduardo Corona.

Born in El Paso, Texas and grew up in Fabens, he traveled to Arizona at the age of 18, and studied into his career as an electrician and kept occupied passionately and until his last day at the age of 54.

Known for his hard-working and giving nature, he also spent his time watching games of his favorite football team, The Raiders and an avid memorabilia collector of them as well.

Funeral services are 11 AM on Friday July 12, 2019, preceded by a Rosary at 10 AM, and visitation at 9 AM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to his memorial fund benefiting AFSP-Arizona Chapter: https://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/Arturo-Contreras-Memorial-Fund


  • My sincere condolences to the Martinez, Contreras and Corona family. May God wrap his arms around you during this difficult time and always. RIP Primo Tury. ❤

  • Adan & Lourdes Guillen

    Please except our most sincerest condolences Patricia, Phillip, Stephanie and Eduardo word can’t Express the sadness of knowing I will never see my nephew again even though the last couple of years I only saw him on sad occasions when my mom and sister passed me and tury were only 6 years apart so we were like close friends growing up we would play then fight and makeup I remember calling him Charlie CHAPLIN to make him angry and he’d run after me and kick me in my shins those were the good old days but one day wr will all be reunited again and with that thought I find comfort my Lord needed another Angel so he picked my nephew Tury wished with all my heart to have been able to go see him one last time but my husband and I are somewhat ill and are unable to go so please Patricia and his loving family again accept our condolences love you all and may our Lord bless you 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Suky Castillo Ramos

    Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Contreras, Martinez and Corona Families. We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. May our precious Lord Jesus Christ embrace him in his Holy and Glorious Kingdom with eternal peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May the peace and comfort of our Lord be with you all, as you go through this very difficult time of sorrow. Consoling hugs to all of his family and friends.

  • My family and I would like to give our deepest condolences to the Contreras, Martinez and Corona families. Tury and I were best friends in high school. We played football together from 7th grade on through Senior year. He and I competed daily in trying to achieve the best grades in school also. And as usual he would win most of the time. All of his friends and family know him to be so competitive both in sports and school. He would focus so hard on things I could be sitting right next to him and have to yell his name just to get him to awake from his concentration. I had not spoken to Tury in such a long time but hearing the news of his passing has brought back so many great memories. I know he will be missed by everyone that he touched. Our prayers are with his whole family and friends.

  • Rosemary Martinez Castruita

    Paty my deepest and sincere condolences to you and your family, I cannot express how sorry I feel for you all , cause I am hurting too😢Tury was my first nephew, our parents first grandson. How spoil he was by us and especially my dad who would disappear with him for hours! He sure like to have him at his side! He lived with when he was born so to me he was like my brother, can’t believe he’s gone so soon , cause I think he was still young and had many more years, but God only knows when he want us to join him, but I’m sure he’s happy to see my sister Mary my mom , dad and all the family that are no longer here with us, I will surly miss him even though I hadn’t seen him since my sister pass away, and he stay at my house when my mom pass away, too! So my prayers and thoughts are with you and the family and I wish you healing and peace thru this difficult time, also may my condolences bring you comfort and my prayers ease the pain of your loss💕

  • Offering my sincerest condolences. I worked with Art many yrs , he always made me smile and a super wonderful, worker. I would call him ” Artie”. There was nothing he couldn’t do, or wouldn’t do for a friend. Yyou are mussed my friend. Rest in Peace.

  • Offering my sincerest condolences. I worked with Art many yrs , he always made me smile and a super wonderful, worker. I would call him ” Artie”. There was nothing he couldn’t do, or wouldn’t do for a friend. You are missed my friend. Rest in Peace.

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