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Trinidad Barreras Jr.

October 26, 1942June 20, 2015
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Trinidad Barreras Jr. passed away at his home on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the age of 72. Mr. Barreras is survived by his wife, Mary Lou, two children: David Barreras and Lisa Barreras-Mendoza, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Trinidad is a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the South China Sea and in Air Force forward operations in Thailand. For his distinguished service, he was awarded several medals and commendations. Mr. Barreras was a life-long resident of the Anthony, Texas. He served four terms as a City Councilman in Anthony, and was past-president of the local chapter of the Jaycees and past commander of VFW Post 4384. Mr. Barreras was an active member of his community, volunteering his time to the Anthony Housing Authority Board, and coaching youth softball. He was a long time educator and administrator at Gadsden ISD and Ysleta ISD. Upon his retirement, Trini pursued culinary mastery of the outdoor grill, and cheered for his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be Thursday June 25, 2015 from 5-9pm with the Rosary at 7:00pm at Martin Funeral Home West Chapel. Graveside service will be held Friday June 26, 2015 at 10.30am at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery at 5200 Fred Wilson Ave. Ft. Bliss, TX. 79906.

Services

  • Visitation in Chapel

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

  • Rosary Service

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

  • Committal Service

    Friday, June 26, 2015

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Daniel Pedroza

January 25, 2021

Mr Barreras will always be a mentor for me,I worked under him at Parkland High School in 1996. He was a gentleman and a prolific educator. I barely found out of his passing but never forgot about his influence on me as a teacher.

Kale Batsell

October 28, 2015

Dear MaryLou,
Trini was a dedicated educator and a kind and honorable man. You are in my prayers.

June 27, 2015

We would like to express our condolences. In Honor of Trinidad Barreras.
Your Zumba Friends, Minda and Julie

June 26, 2015

My condolences to the family of Trini. May he rest in peace. I will pray for him.

Respectfully,
Danny and Catalina Levario

Fred and Irma Garza

June 26, 2015

Our Condolences go out to all the Barreras family at this time of sorrow. Trini was a great leader and very wise and respected by all in his community. May you rest in peace and God Bless the Family.

Lettie Retana

June 26, 2015

Our prayers go out to the Barerras family. Sorry for your loss, may he rest in peace. Lettie Porras Retana n family

June 25, 2015

So sorry for your loss. Praying for Trini and thinking of your family during this difficult time.

Azucena (Susy) Domínguez

June 25, 2015

Marylou and family: May the Lord give comfort and strength during this difficult time. My deepest condolences! Trini was a wonderful caring man. May he rest in peace!

Diana Lucero

June 25, 2015

May you rest in peace! My thoughts are with you and your family!

June 25, 2015

We are so sorry to hear of Trini's passing. We pray that you find solace and comfort in the knowledge of Christ's peace. Our heart goes out to Mary and the entire Barreras family.
Reynaldo and Carmen Terrazas

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