Alberto Marigomen Cabardo, Jr., 94, resident of Cleburne, Texas, member of Keene SDA Church, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 in Forest Hill, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Keene SDA Church sanctuary, 114 S Fairview St, Keene, TX, 76059.
Alberto Jr. was born in Zambuanga, Philippines, on August 11, 1926, the son of Pacita (Marigomen) and Alberto Cabardo, Sr. He completed
elementary and academy in Mindanao, and attended Philippine Union College. On March 26, 1957, Alberto Jr. married Caridad Borromeo in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was blessed with five children whom he loved dearly and raised them to love and respect the Lord.
Alberto Jr. was active in church, including singing in choirs, male quartets, and family groups; delivered sermons, and became a leader in Pathfinders, a youth club. He enjoyed gardening and tree planting. As a sculptor, he was commissioned to do projects both in the Philippines and the USA. An entrepreneur, he became the inventor of a periodontal powder that was patented and used by dentists worldwide. He was awarded the "New Product Award" by the Inventors Club of America on Oct. 11, 1990.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Joy Llasos Cabardo; and sisters, Triposa Anino, Villanueva Diaz, and Melba Hope.
He is survived by his wife, Caridad Cabardo of Cleburne; sons, Alberto Cabardo III and wife, Evelyn Pardo of National City, California, and Milbert Cabardo of Davao City, Philippines; daughters, Cherilyn C. Davis and husband, Robert, of Houston, Texas, Lina C. Villania and husband, Ramon, of Keene, Texas, and Gemma B. Anderson and husband, Landon, of Forest Hill, Texas; sister, Lydia C. Elumir and husband, Atermio, of Chula Vista, California; grandchildren, Miljoy Cabardo, Andrej Villania, Alexandre Villania, Adam Villania, Madelyn Cabardo, Abran Cabardo, Myranda Cabardo, Elyssa Anderson Trujillo and husband, Steven, and Evan Anderson; great grand children Elbert Marlowe and Chezna Evannah Mascariñas.