June 6, 2018
Crescencio P. Salinas Crescencio P. Salinas, age 88, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at McAllen Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born on May 5, 1930 in Mission, Texas to Elias Salinas, Sr and Nestora P. Salinas. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Alicia G. Salinas, and siblings Manuel (Melchora), Isidora, Juanita (Raymundo) Jimenez, Estolio, Maria Antonia, Maria de Jesus and Staff Sergeant Mercedes P (Susana). He is survived by 2 siblings Elias Salinas, Jr and Maria Guadalupe Salinas, sister-in-law Zulema Salinas and numerous nieces and nephews. Crescencio grew up in Mission, Texas and graduated from Mission High School in 1949. He attended the seminary at La Lomita in Mission, Texas and served in the Army and Army reserve for 5 years. He worked as a bookkeeper at Tipton Chevrolet in Mission and attended Pan American College. While attending night school Crescencio met Alicia and they were married in December 1966. Crescencio worked for the United States Postal Service for 24 years until he retired in 1991. He also worked as a substitute teacher for McAllen ISD. Crescencio enjoyed playing scrabble, monopoly, card games and he loved to play dominos. His favorite phrase was Let’s Play Dominos. He enjoyed gardening and had an elephant collection. Crescencio and Alicia traveled to Belgium to visit the grave of Alicia’s twin brother Alfonso, Jr, who lost his life in World War II. They were very devout Catholics, attended Our Lady of Sorrows and were members of the Serra Club which promotes Catholic vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Crescencio was a 4th degree knight in the Knights of Columbus Assembly 1111 Mission, Texas. Crescencio and Alicia were always available when asked to lead a rosary and enjoyed serving in the church. They baptized many children and were padrinos for many occasions. They both loved collecting prayers and would recite a rosary nightly. God was a central part of their life. Crescencio was a loving and caring man and will be greatly missed. Special thanks to Barcelona Assisted Living, Mario and Jeannette San Roman, and all of the staff at Barcelona who cared for Crescencio. Visitation will be held at Kreidler Funeral Home on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 12:00pm -7:00pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Chapel in McAllen at 9:00am on Saturday, June 9,2018. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.
Crescencio P. Salinas Crescencio P. Salinas, age 88, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at McAllen Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born on May 5, 1930 in Mission, Texas to Elias Salinas, Sr and Nestora P. Salinas.... View Obituary & Service Information
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