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Ernesto M Salinas

April 23, 1923 — July 26, 2013

Ernesto “Neto” M. Salinas, Sr., 90, entered eternal rest on Friday, July 26, 2013 in Edinburg. He was born on April 23, 1923 in Havana, Texas to Hilario Salinas and Petra Mendiola Salinas. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife; Lydia Lopez Salinas, brothers; Juan De Dios, Octavio, Odilio, and Manuel Salinas, sisters; Beatrice Garza and Carolina Rodriguez.
Ernesto is survived by his sons; Ernesto M. Salinas, Jr., Guadalupe (Gilma) Salinas, and Jaime Salinas, sister; Diamantina Lopez, grandchildren; Adrian (Joleen) Salinas, Anthony (Lauren) Salinas, Alan Salinas, and Alexandra Marie Salinas, great-grandchildren; Andruw and Audrina Salinas, numerous nieces and nephews.
Ernesto was a proud Army veteran who served his country During W.W. II in the Philippines. He served as a Commander for several years and was a member of Freddy Gonzalez American Legion Post #408, and a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He worked for the Hidalgo County for many years and was also a plumber until his retirement. He attended Edinburg Adult Day Care, loved to dance and play dominos, but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and family. He will truly be missed by his family and all those whose lives he touched.
The Salinas family will receive friends today, Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home, 322 East Kuhn Street, Edinburg, Texas. Christian Mass will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Edinburg. Christian burial with military honors will follow to Hillcrest Memorial Park in Edinburg. Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers; Adrian Salinas, Alan Salinas, Anthony Salinas, Arturo Ortiz, Jr., Ruben Lopez, and Johnny Salinas. Funeral services have been entrusted to Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg.

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