Deacon Salvador Antonio  Chavez
Deacon Salvador Antonio Chavez

November 9, 1930 - April 14, 2018
Born in Phoenix, Arizona
Resided in Tolleson, Arizona
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Deacon Salvador Antonio Chavez, 87, of Tolleson, Arizona entered into eternal rest on April 14, 2018 in Phoenix. Antonio was born to Ignacio and Concepcion (Moreno) Chavez on November 9, 1930 in Phoenix. He grew up in Tolleson and served his country in the United States Army. On May 29, 1976 he was ordained a Deacon in the Diocese of Phoenix. He served as a Deacon for Blessed Sacrament Parish in Tolleson for over 42 years.

Antonio was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ramona Chavez; daughter Regina Chavez and sisters: Ruth Ponchas and Theresa Hernandez. He is survived by his spouse Vilma Portugal-Chavez; children: Connie Johnson, Celia (Robert) Bradley and Antonio (Blanca) Chavez, Jr.; grandchildren: Kristen (Joshua) Hatch, Amanda (Jose) Hernandez, Erika Chavez and Lorali (Jared) Losey; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; sisters: Concha (Ralph) Coronado, Socorro (Arturo) Cadena and Chavela Murrillo; brothers: Ignacio Chavez, Ricardo (Esther) Chavez, Pete (Marisol) Chavez and Manuel (Dora) Chavez.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 19, 2018 form 5 to 8 p.m. with the rosary recited at 6 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 512 N. 93rd Avenue, Tolleson. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, April 20th at 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament with Interment to Follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home, Avondale.

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Visitation and Rosary
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
512 N 93rd Avenue
Tolleson, Arizona United States 85353
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Mass of Christian Burial
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
512 N 93rd Avenue
Tolleson, Arizona United States 85353
Friday, April 20, 2018
10:00 AM
Burial
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
9925 W. Thomas Road
Avondale, AZ 85392
Friday, April 20, 2018
11:30 AM