Mary Ethel Bourg Salzar

April 5, 1933 - November 25, 2023

Mary Ethel Bourg Salzar, 90, of Winnie, died Saturday, November 25, 2023. She was born on April 5, 1933, in Port Arthur, to Mary and Philip Bourg.

Survivors include daughters, Carolyn Hunter, and her husband, David, of Winnie, and Annette Shepherd and her husband, James, of Fannett; son, Steven Salzar and his wife, Karen, of Houston; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; twelve great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Zelma Welty of Port Neches, and Betty Smiley, of Groves.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Wlliam Edward Salzar;  four brothers, Albert, Philip, Haden, and O’Neal Bourg; sister, Bessie Davis; great granddaughters, Teranee Danielle Klander-Smith, and Maureen Elizabeth “Mo” Duhon.

A gathering of Ms. Salzar’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 30, 2023, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park 3900 Twin City Hwy, Groves.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • November 29, 2023
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • November 29, 2023
  • 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Louis Catholic Church
  • 315, W Buccaneer Dr, Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • November 30, 2023
  • 10:00 am


Greenlawn Memorial Park-Groves
  • 3900, Twin City Hwy, Groves, TX, 77619,
  • November 30, 2023

Comments (12)

    Carol and James Gentz says:

    Carolyn and Steve, I’m so sorry for your loss. I did not see this until it was all over. I wish I could have been there for the visitation and service. Our prayers will be with all of you!

    Lisa Franzen says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for comfort.

    Deborah McBride says:

    Praying for heartfelt words of comfort for all of you now and in the months ahead.

    Lura Cain says:

    Annette what fun memories of dance parties at your house. Your Mom and Dad were so sweet to let all that chaos happen. Sweet memories for our whole class that she made happen. Hugs and comfort to all of you.

    Betty Gaspard-Peebles says:

    So very sorry to hear about your mom. She was a special lady. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Patricia Bourg Duhon says:

    Just heard about Aunt Ethel. Conroy assumed Diana and I knew. Praying for all of you. Hope the weather will allow us to join you tomorrow for her Mass.

    Laura Seaux says:

    Carolyn, I am very sorry for your loss.

    Joanifer Doucet says:

    I’m sending my condolences. I have allot of memories. From when I was a child she was my babysitter till I started school. Ms. Shepard taught my kids in school and I went school with Carolyn’s boy’s so with all that being said Ms Salazar will definitely be missed but never forgotten.

    Mazie East says:

    I am so sorry for your loss! I worked along side your mom at East Chambers. I have fond memories of her. May she rest in Peace.

    David and Denise Farson says:

    We are sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Your family is in our prayers.

    Marilyn Sanders Holt says:

    Prayers to all of the family.
    Annette , I have a lot of fun, fond memories of your mother. May she be at peace.

    Elaine Hunter says:

    Carolyn I’m so sorry to hear the loss of your mom keeping you and all of your family in my prayers

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