Francisca "Panchita" G. Salinas

Thursday, September 5th, 1935 - Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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EDINBURG - Francisca "Panchita" G. Salinas, 83, passed away peacefully in her home Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Born September 5, 1935, in Raymondville, Francisca had lived in Edinburg within the Lull (La Hielera) community throughout her life. Married in 1955 to the love of her life, Donato "Tito" Salinas, Sr., they raised six children. She worked for 25 years for Haggar and Walmart before retiring to take on her role as grandmother. Francisca stood alongside her husband as an active member of La Hielera community and a dedicated parishioner of Capilla San Jose (Lull).
Francisca is preceded in death by her husband, Donato "Tito" C. Salinas, Sr., daughter, Celia Salinas (Jorge) Avila, and six siblings. She is survived by five children, Susie (†Jose Luis) Mercado, Sylvia Salinas, Yolanda Salinas-Granados, Inez (Pablo) Rubalcaba, Donato (Edith) Salinas, Jr.; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; seven siblings.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. rosary on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg. Funeral service will take place at 10 AM Monday, April 15, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Interment will follow at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.
Ronnie Rodriguez, Jose Javier Mercado, Antonio Quintanilla, Joe Michael Granados, Misael De Leon, Jr., and Marcos Mares will serve as pallbearers.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 14th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Sunday, April 14th, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Memorial Funeral Home - Edinburg
  • Service

    Monday, April 15th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, April 15th, 2019 10:00am
    Sacred Heart Catholic Chruch
  • Interment

    Monday, April 15th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, April 15th, 2019 11:00am
    Palm Valley Memorial Gardens
    4607 N. Sugar Rd
    Pharr, TX 78577
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A. Guerra

Posted at 07:20am
Susie lamento mucho tu pérdida. Que las palabras de nuestro amoroso Padre celestial les traiga consuelo y fortaleza durante este tiempo tan difícil. Nuestro creador promete regresar a nuestros seres queridos a la vida en un mundo perfecto donde no habrá más sufrimiento o muerte (Juan 5:28-29 & Apocalipsis 21:4)

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