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Teresa Salazar

October 15, 1929 — March 18, 2023

Teresa “La Pájara” Salazar, surrounded by her loving family, peacefully passed March 18, 2023 at the age of ninety-three. She was born October 15, 1929 to the late Pedro Salazar and Evarista Hernandez Salazar in San Benito, Texas.

Teresa is preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, José Santos Hernandez, Refugia Salazar, Guadalupe Salazar, José H. Salazar; and her daughter, Mercedes E. Garza.

Left to treasure her memory is her son, Roberto (Janie) Aguilar, Jr.; her grandchildren, Liza Aguilar, Peter Aguilar, Selena Aguilar, Tammie R. (Omar S.) Polanco, and Jessica Renee Garza; and son-in-law, Lupe Garza, Jr.

Teresa was a retired home health provider. In her leisure time, she enjoyed playing chalupa, watching movies, watching football, and shopping.

The family wishes to thank The Medical Team Hospice and Montalvo Home Health for their guidance and support with provider services. A huge thank you to Mrs. Rosie Flores and Mr. Oscar Salcedo for their patience and the love they showed as they provided care for our loved one throughout the years.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7 o’clock on Wednesday evening. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of the Universe Catholic Church. Following the Mass, Teresa will be laid to rest at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Amanda Garza, Orlando Garza, Omar S. Polanco, Joaquín Salcedo Jr., Oscar Salcedo, and Jesús B. Sauceda. Guadalupe Garza, Jr. and Joaquín Salcedo will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

2:30 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, Chapel A

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady Queen of the Universe Catholic Church

121 Garrison Drive, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment following Mass

Thursday, March 23, 2023

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