Petra H. Salazar
October 9, 2017

Petra H. Salazar


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The Ozanam Center
656 North Minnesota Rd.
Brownsville, TX  78521

Petra H. Salazar, age 76 of Brownsville, Texas entered into eternal rest at her residence October 9, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was a graduate of Brownsville High School, and received her associates degree at Texas Southmost College. She was an insurance agent for over thirty-five years. Her passion for reading books and gaining knowledge was passed on to her children and grandchildren. She was an extremely accomplished seamstress and enjoyed baking pies. Petra was a strong-willed, courageous, and fearless woman. She had an unwavering love and devotion to her children and grandchildren. She will be sorely missed and will forever be in our hearts.

Her life will always be cherished in the lives of her children and grandchildren; Diana P. Villegas (Ted Villegas), both of Watsonsville, CA., Francisco Salazar Jr. (Mari DeJesus Valdez), both of San Antonio, TX, Rosalva Salazar, Georgina Salazar, and Roberto C. Salazar (Laura Salazar). Nine grandchildren: Antonieta Salazar, Miranda Rose Salazar, Stephanie A. Longoria, Robert G. Salazar, Norma D. Salazar, Francis Salazar, Jacob Robinson, Brianna Salazar, and Matthew Robinson. Three great-grandchildren: April Salazar, Anabelle Maciel and Abriela Maciel.

She is preceded in death by her parents, George G. Hernandez, and Porfiria Hernandez, her loving husband, Francisco B. Salazar and her adoring son, Miguel Angel Salazar. Three brothers and one sister.

Her family would like to share an inspirational quote that best described her:

"She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings."

-Ariana Dancu

The Salazar Family wishes to express our thanks for the wonderful care given by Solara Hospital of Brownsville, TX.

As per her wishes, all funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Ozanam Center, 656 North Minnesota Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521.


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  1. Yolanda Becerra Ruiz
    brownsville, TX

    Our sincere condolences to the Salazar Family from Herminia Becerra and Family

  2. Janette R Juarez
    Bismarck, ND

    My deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved mother. I pray that the family finds the strength to deal with the situation. Uderstand that your mother is now resting in peace as a beautiful angel in heaven watching over you.
    Love Family Juarez/Guzman

  3. Janette R Juarez
    Bismarck, ND


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  5. Lea and Joseph
    San Antonio, TX

    My sincere condolences to the Salazar family. God bless and please know you are in our prayers. ❤️❤️

  6. Lea and Joseph
    San Antonio, TX

    My sincere condolences to the Salazar family. God bless and please know you are in our prayers. ❤️❤️


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    Dear family I know the heartache you are feeling,and so my thoughts are with you. Your mom was a special lady who had such a wonderful sense of humor, she had a beautiful smile that shows through when you see her pictures. What a blessing she was to you all.she will be remembered by us who had the joy of knowing her. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Jehovah God give you Pease and comfort for the days ahead. Love always. Irene Villegas

  8. Veronica Ramirez and Family
    Rowlett, TX

    Our most sincere condolences go out to the Salazar Family during this difficult time of grief. May your hearts find peace, strength, and understanding to overcome the loss of your precious loved one and may she rest in peace. The beauty of Mrs. Petra Salazar will live forever in the hearts and lives of all her children and family.
    God Bless

  9. LARISSA CANTU
    SAN ANTONIO, TX

    My condolences to Miranda and her family during this time. I never had the honor the meet Ms. Salazar but I will never forget her kind jester of taking the time to sew adorable PJ's for my daughter. Thank you!

  10. Maribel Guillen
    Madison, IN

    Our most sincere condolences to you and your family. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow. May the Lord give you strength and peace during this difficult time. Love, Carlos, Maribel, Alexis and Clarissa Guillen

  11. Maribel Guillen
    Madison, IN

    Our most sincere condolences to all your family. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow. May the lord grant you strength and peace during this difficult time.

  12. Norma Valencia
    Brownsville, TX

    My deepest condolences Georgina , your mom was one of the sweetest ladies I had ever met. My condolences to your family as well. God bless you all

  13. Chago & Michelle
    Aromas, CA

    We are truly sorry for your loss and know she will missed dearly. Our hearts go out the the family during this difficult time.

  14. Janette R Juarez
    Bismarck, ND

    My deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved mother. I pray that the family finds the strength to deal with the situation. Uderstand that your mother is now resting in peace as a beautiful angel in heaven watching over you.
    Love Family Juarez/Guzman

  15. Allegra Navarro
    San Antonio, TX

    I am truly sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you all. May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.

  16. Stephanie Renteria
    Watsonville, CA

    Sending lots of love & hugs to the family during this difficult time!

  17. Jessica & Sevki Inan
    Frisco,

    We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May her soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

    Love,

    The Inan's

  18. Jessica & Sevki Inan
    Frisco,

    We are truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May her soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you.

    Love,

    The Inan's

  19. Mary Tamez
    San Antonio, TX

    My sincere condolences to the family. Hoping and praying you all find peace at this difficult time.

  20. Bonnie H Salazar
    Bronwsville, TX

    My deepest condolences to you all. I loved and admired her so much. I know she will be deeply missed. Sending healing prayers for you all. :(

  21. Becky Molina
    Brownsville Texas, TX

    my condolences to the family. we will miss her but her memories will live on forever. may the Lord give u the strength and peace during this time. God bless.

  22. Olaya Hernandez n gamily
    Watsonville, CA

    Our condolences to the family n our thoughts n prayers for all her children n family. We LOVE u all n may her soul rest in peace. God Bless Petrita. Love always OLAYA, ISABEL ,ANGELA N GUS HERNANDEZ

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