Elodia P. Salinas, age 87, passed away in San Antonio Texas, April 10, 2020. She was born in Yorktown, Texas, April 10, 1933 to Francisco and Jovita Salinas. Elodia was a loving and giving person, always willing to help anyone who was in need. She willingly opened her home to anyone in the family who was in need. She always looked forward to spending time with family especially during the holidays. She loved her family very much, especially her grandchildren. Elodia touched so many lives and is greatly loved and will be missed by so many. Elodia leaves behind to cherish her memory her son, Joe Salinas and wife Jacqueline; grandchildren, Meranda Salinas and Brandon Salinas; with numerous other nieces, nephews, and family.

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  1. Mom, you were such a loving and giving person with a big heart. You were always willing to give what you had and help in any way you could. You will be missed deeply and you will always be loved. You will always be in my thoughts. I love you with all my heart. Joey

  2. Aunt Loy, we miss you already. You always welcomed us into your home and we had many luncheons and coffee mama loves you with all her heart.. may God bless you and comfort Joey..sally and Mary salinas.togwtogetheralwa

  3. Tia Elodia was very helpful and showed a lot of love. I cannot describe the magnitude of her love and spirit. When I did not really have enough to eat she would give me bread, baloney, dressing, cookies and pecans. She even threw a sandwich maker for me so I can have a hot sandwich 🥪. She told me if I need anything just come back to the house and she’ll help me. I’m gonna miss her dearly and the love and hospitality she given me. 💕 Thank you tia for everything you have done for me. 🙏 💐

  4. Tia Loy (as our Grandmother called her). would take us on Saturday trips to Our other Tia’s house, Dahlia. Across town but never on the highway. I learned the City riding with Tia Loy to visit relatives. Best part of those Saturday trips on the way home was stopping at Griff”s Burgers. 10 Burgers for a dollar. Oh we were in heaven. We will always Love you, and now we will miss you but we will never forget you. You opened your home to most of the Family at times in our lives and it served as anchor for all of us along with Tia Tila”s house. Lucky to have Family living next door. Great memories like picking Pecans watching the fireworks at Ft. Sam. Watching the Floats leave in procession to Fiesta Parades.We got to see them before the rest of the City did. Swinging on the porch swing with Grandpa Salinas. All from the front Porch of Tia Loys house. You have enriched all of our lives and I Thank You for that. Rest in Peace Tia Loy.

  5. Aunt Loy, you went to heaven to soon leaving behind only tears and pain. May God rest your soul. The Golden Girls have been reunited once again. Miss you…Bonnie

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