Petra Reyes Salazar, of Hondo, was called home on March 2, 2020.
She was 102 years young!
Petra was the youngest of 16 siblings, the only surviving daughter of Severo and Felice Reyes.
Petra was the wife of Jesus Salazar and the mother of Elsa Salazar Rivera and has now joined them in eternal life.
Everyone knew her as “Ama.” She enjoyed dancing, working in the yard, spending time with her grandchildren, and loved baking her famous cookies and cakes.
Petra is survived by her son-in-law: Harvey Rivera; grandchildren: Suzanne Cuellar (Michael), Christina Valles (Alvin), Jeannette Escamilla (Alvin), and Jonathan Rivera; Also 8 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hondo Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at St. John’s Catholic Church. An interment will follow in Hondo Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Hondo Funeral Home, Inc.