Esperanza Padierna

April 09, 1935 - March 18, 2018

Esperanza Padierna

Esperanza Salazar Padierna, 82, of Winnie, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018. She was born on April 9, 1935, in Beaumont, to Catarina Mendiola Rivera and Jose Rivera.

Survivors include her husband of thirty-seven years, Silvestre Padierna; children, Joe Salazar, Jr. and his wife, Yolanda, of Port Arthur; Robert Salazar and his wife, Irma, of Beaumont; Anthony Salazar and his wife, Lisa, of Lumberton; Roy Padilla of Vidor; Richard Salazar and his wife, Lisa, of Tennessee; Anna Varela and her husband, Richard, of Nederland; Mary Catherine “Cathy” Garcia and her husband, Pilo, of Beaumont; Eva Salazar of Sour Lake; Jesse Salazar and his wife, Melissa, of Vidor, Debbie Flores and her husband, Jose, of Beaumont; Rebecca Dunigan and her husband, Brian, of Beaumont; Elisa “Lollie” Rodriguez and her husband, Ezequiel, of Beaumont; and Juan “John” Salazar of Groves; thirty grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; siblings, Joe Rivera, Jr. of Beaumont, Beatrice Degollado of Houston, Minnie DelaRosa of Groves, Alice Rivera, and Martha Flores of Beaumont; and uncle, Domingo Mireles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Joe Salazar, Sr.; siblings, Santos Guerrero Baldomero Rivera, Sylvester Rivera, Gloria Marie Carlin, Caroline Padilla, and Gilbert Rivera; and great-granddaughter, Gabrielle Palermo.

A gathering of Mrs. Padierna’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 23, 2018, at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 3648 Sgt. Lucien Adams Boulevard, Port Arthur, with her interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves.

The family would like to thank the staff and doctors at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Magnolia Manor Nursing Home, and Heart Of Texas Hospice for all the care that was given to our mother.



Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, March 22, 2018
4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
9th Avenue Port Arthur, TX 77642
Friday, March 23, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Greenlawn Memorial Park - Groves
3900 Twin City Hwy Groves, TX 77619

Comments (5)

  • Crystal Castillo

    27 March 2018 at 03:09 | #

    To the family I'm so sorry for your loss, Esperanza was known for helping so many families. My mom would always remind us how Esperanza would help watch us and take my mom to doctors. We will always be so grateful for everything she did to help my mom. With so much love the Eustacio and Eleuteria Garcia


  • Ginny Morales

    24 March 2018 at 07:57 | #

    To Anna, The Salazar and Rivera Family....... My deepest sympathy go out to you and your family. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.


  • Debbie sorry for your loss, our condolences to you and your family.

    23 March 2018 at 00:12 | #

    God bless from Arnulfo, Irene Ramos and family


  • Tommy Lopez

    22 March 2018 at 11:32 | #

    Am so sorry for your loss. Will keep in in our thoughts and prayers. Tommy


  • Katrina Purcell

    20 March 2018 at 15:33 | #

    Anna, I am very sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your entire family. May God give each of you peace and healing.


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