Johnnie Salas, 96, entered into rest on July 24, 2019 in Manteca, Ca. He was born to Immigrant parents on June 24, 1923 in Mt. Shasta. As a young boy he settled in Tracy. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Annie & Daughter Doris & Son Edward ,parents Manuel and Santos Salas, siblings; Jose ,Jesse, Mike, Beatrice, Mary, Louis and Jenny.
Mr. Salas’s is survived by his children; Johnnie Salas Jr. (wife YONG), Mary GODOY(husband Juan) and Lily Salas. He was blessed by seven grandchildren; Michele, Eileen,Tina, John III, Joe, Juan, Anthony, and 8 great-grandchildren; Christopher, Jax, Juan, Julissa, Marcella, Michaela, Rayden , Spencer.
Johnnie was a WWII Veteran and part of the Normandy Invasion in 1943 proudly serving his country in the United States Army. He retired from civil service after 47 years as a supervisor at Tracy Defense Depot. He loved his trips to Jackson, Black Oak and Reno. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. Johnnie will be remembered for his quick wit his spontaneous character and his unconditional love for family. He will be deeply missed.
P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the family. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 31 2pm to 7pm followed by a rosary/vigil at 7pm held at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel 290 N. Union Rd. Manteca, Ca. Mass will be on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10:30 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church 525 E. North St. Manteca, Ca. He will be laid to rest at Tracy Public Cemetery. An online tribute is available for condolences to the family at www.plfryanson.com
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