Antonio "Tony" Feliciano Salvador
June 9, 1949 ~ March 12, 2014
Tony Salvador, 64, died on March 12, 2014 at home with his family by his side. Tony was born on June 9, 1949 in the Azores to John and Palmira Salvador. He came to the U.S. in 1958 and lived a full and adventurous life. After serving in the Navy during the Vietnam war, Tony married and settled in Hilmar California, where he established a business and was an active member both in his town community and his church community. He had a zest for life and was passionate about his many hobbies. He lived vicariously through himself. Most important to him was his wife Mary of 43 years, his family, and his friends. He is survived by his wife, Mary M. Salvador of Hilmar, CA. Son, Tony Feliciano Salvador, Jr. and his wife Monica of Turlock. 2 Daughters, Polly Ann Martin and her Husband Jason of Livingston, Michelle Lee Seugling and her husband Richard of Livermore. 5 Grandchildren, Candice, Avery, Emma, Ty and Lia. Tony is preceded in death by his father, John and his mother Palmira, his sister Mary Alice Saude. Service: Visitation; 1:00 to 5:00 PM, Monday, March 17, 2014 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St., Turlock, CA. Vigil & Rosary: 7:00 PM, March 17, 2014 at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Rd. Turlock, CA. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 AM, March 18, 2014 at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Rd., Turlock, CA. Burial following the mass to North Hilmar Cemetery District, 8710 N. Tegner Ave., Hilmar, CA. In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made in Tony's memory to: Our Lady of the Assumption Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 2030, Turlock CA 95381. Arrangements under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service, Turlock, CA. (209)634-4904, www.whitehurstnortondiasfunerals.com.
Published in the Modesto Bee on Mar. 15, 2014