McALLEN – Francisco Espinoza Salas Jr., 69, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016.
Born in Mission, he had lived in McAllen most of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Salas; children, Michael J. Salas, Veronica Y. Allen and Marco A. Salas; sisters, Hortencia Galvan, Sylvia Vela, Olga Salas, Elizabeth Placeres, Alicia Cano and Maribel Garza; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Maria Salas, and a grandson, Joseph Salas.
A funeral mass was held on May 6 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in McAllen. Burial followed at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.
Pallbearers were Arturo Galvan, Jr., Jerry Galvan, Salvador Vela Jr., Nick Vela, Roberto Lopez Jr. and Armando Rivas II. Honorary pallbearers were Grayson Salas and Ashton Merkich.