Tuesday, May 12, 2009

OBT: Christie Constante

Christie Constante

AUSTIN — Christie Constante, age 29 of Austin, passed away on May 7, 2009 after a year-long battle with cancer. Christie graduated from Tivy High School (class of 1998) and later from the University of Texas at Austin (class of 2006). She was a lifelong member of the Texas Exes Society. Christie was an avid biker and swam daily in Barton Springs. She was a teacher by profession and an advocate for human rights.

Christie is survived by her parents, Betty Constante of Kerrville and Rudy Constante of Austin; her partner, Justin Perkins of Austin; grandmothers, Maria Constante of Georgetown, Clara Cantu of

Kerrville and Pauline Gonzales of San Antonio; sister- and brother-in-law, Rita Constante and Matthew Shaw; nephews, Jude and Maxwell of Austin; Uncles, Alex, Jesse, Willie, Tony, Joe, Ruben and John Albert and aunts, Rachel, Nancy Ayala and Eva Bill.

A memorial rosary was said Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Kerrville, with a memorial service in Austin at a later date.

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