Albert Salinas Maldonado
September 7, 1934 – January 1, 2020
Albert Salinas Maldonado, age 85, of Corpus Christi, TX, passed away in a local nursing home on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in the early morning.
Albert was born September 7, 1934 to Luis and Maria Salinas Maldonado.
Albert was a graduate of W.B. Ray High School. Shortly after graduation, he joined the military, where he served 2 years active and 4 years reserves in the Army Medic Corp. After his time in the military, Albert attended Del Mar College where he received a certificate of completion for Trade Preparatory Education on Automotive Mechanics. Not long after, Albert pursued various jobs until finally settling as a truck driver for Allied Van Lines for many years. Near the end, he joined Bekins Van Lines for a short time before retirement.
Albert was an amazing husband and a great father with a kind and gentle heart who showed great love for his family. To all who knew him, he was known as a strong, solid, man who enjoyed his hobby of collecting antique toy cars and going to see actual live ones when possible.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Marie Antoinette Maldonado; mother, Maria Salinas Maldonado; father, Luis Maldonado, and sister, Alicia Maldonado.
He is survived by his son, Marcos Antonio Maldonado; sister, Dora M. Gonzales; nieces, Priscilla L. Cavazos, Brittany A. Cavazos, Elizabeth Gonzales; nephew, Lonnie Gonzales, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Funeraria Del Angel Memorial Holly with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.FunerariaDelAngelMHolly.com for the Maldonado family.
- Marie Antoinette Maldonado, wife (deceased)
- Maria Salinas Maldonado, Mother (deceased)
- Luis Maldonado, Father (deceased)
- Alicia Maldonado, Sister (deceased)
- Marcos Antonio Maldonado, Son
- Dora M. Gonzales, Sister
- Priscilla L. Cavazos, Niece
- Brittany A. Cavazos, Niece
- Elizabeth Gonzales, Niece
- Lonnie Gonzales, Nephew
- Albert also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
- Visitation Monday, January 13, 2020
- Holy Rosary Monday, January 13, 2020
- Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 14, 2020
- Interment Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Albert Salinas Maldonado
January 10, 2020
I miss you & love you with all of my heart, Uncle Albert!