Francisco Daniel Molina

March 18, 1932 - March 2, 2015
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Francisco Daniel Molina, 82, passed away Monday, March 2, 2015. Mr. Molina was born in Laredo and lived most of his life here.  He was a graduate of Texas A & M University at College Station.  He served in the U.S Army during the Korean Conflict.  He taught school at both LISD and UISD and was a hydraulic engineer for the International Boundary and Water Commission.  After his retirement he became the owner of Cantera Homes, a residential construction company.

Mr. Molina was preceded in death by his parents: Francisco D. Molina and Elena Ramirez Molina.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary C. Botello Molina and son: Francisco D. (Sylvia) Molina and daughter: Marissa C. (John) Montorello, his granddaughters: Natali and Tatiana Molina, brother: Cesar J. (Herminia) Molina, brother-in-law: Raymond (Graciela) Botello, sister-in-law: Jeanette B. (Roberto I.) Salinas and caregiver: Martha Lemus.  The family would like to thank his friends, family and his doctors for all their thoughtfulness.

The family will be receiving friends, Friday, March 6, 2015, starting at 9:30 am at Saint Patrick Catholic Church.  A holy rosary will be recited at 10:00 am by Deacon Gerardo Morales and memorial mass at 10:30 am by Fr. Angel Valenciano.  Inurnment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

Service Information

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015

Time: 10:30 pm

St. Patrick Catholic Church


555 Del Mar Blvd.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: March 18, 1932
Died: March 2, 2015

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Elma Esparza Ramos posted on 2/22/22

May Mr. Molina rest in peace. He was my math teacher for my math classes back in 61.62 and 63. I remember him fondly. He made teaching math fun for all of us. My love for math was because of him. My condolences to his whole family, Blessings


Rachel Wells posted on 3/9/15

My prayers to you and your family in this very difficult time!


Linda Dalrymple posted on 3/7/15

Mrs. Molina, Our deepest and sincere condolences go out to you and your family. May God be with you. Love, Linda & Rick Elliott


Mrs Diana G. Gonzalez posted on 3/6/15

We want to express our deepest sympathy and let you know that our thoughts are with you and your family. Diana, Gloria, David and Chalio Garza


Sharon K. Gaskey posted on 3/6/15

Mary, I am so sorry for not being with you today. Please know that I will continue praying for you and your family. No words can take away your pain, but God will give you and your family the strength during this time as I know he has been with every step of the way. The love and compassion you have for everyone you touch is such an inspiration. You have a special place in my heart. Love and God Bless, Sharon K. Gaskey


Carmen L. Castillo posted on 3/6/15

Mrs. Molina, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children during this difficult time. May God grant you the strength and peace to deal with your loss. Working with Mr. Molina here at United High School gave me an opportunity to know him well and to admire his patience, gentle nature, and concern for others. May he rest in peace. All of us will miss him. Love, Carmen


M&M Alfonso del Barrio posted on 3/6/15

Mary, Cesar,Raymond , Francisco Jr,Marissa and grandchildren please accept our sincere condolences. Our regret is that we cannot be with you at this sad time. Rest assured that Paco and the family will be in our prayers.


Dennis and Sylvia Salinas posted on 3/5/15

Mary and Family: We were saddened to hear of Paco's passing. He was a wonderful guy. At this difficult time, we share your grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Louis G. Brewster posted on 3/5/15

My thoughts and prayers will be with Mary and the family.


Monica Alexander Gonzalez posted on 3/5/15

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. May God keep you close to Him always and give you peace in knowing that your loved one is with Him. Lots of Love always, Pat and Diana Alexander and Monica Alexander Gonzalez