1961 ~ 2013|
Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle, John Timothy Salazar died suddenly May 3, 2013.
He was born August 26, 1961 to Toby and Ivanne Salazar in SLC, Utah.
He married the love of his life Teresa Avila on September 23, 1989. They had two lovely daughters Avelina (James) and Veronica (Angel) and his special granddaughter "Waga Baby" Dahlia.
He received his education in Salt Lake and graduated from West High.
In April 1981 he joined the Navy. He was proud of his Navy adventures and was especially proud that his daughter Avelina joined in 2008.
Preceded in death by his grandparents, brother Samuel Patrick and aunt Jeanie Piep and brother- in-law Jim Cleverly.
He is survived by his wife, daughter, granddaughter, parents, three brothers, Anthony (Catherine), Theodore (Lois), Toby, two sisters, Victoria (Ross) Cleverly and Kathleen (John) Martinez. Many special Aunts, Uncles, nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 10:00 am May 8, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church 174 East 900 South. A vigil service will be held Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. at the Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary 372 East 100 South where friends may call from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Rest in Peace "Mims"
Published in Deseret News from May 7 to May 8, 2013